10 CFR 824.9 - Hearing Counsel.
The Hearing Counsel:
(a) Represents DOE;
(b) Consults with the person or the person's counsel prior to the hearing;
(c) Examines and cross-examines witnesses during the hearing; and
(d) Enters into a settlement of the enforcement proceeding at any time if settlement is consistent with the objectives of the Act and DOE security requirements.