16 CFR 1025.3 - Definitions.

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§ 1025.3 Definitions.

As used in this part:

(a)Application means an ex parte request by a party for an order that may be granted or denied without opportunity for response by any other party.

(b)Commission means the

Consumer Product Safety Commission
or a quorum thereof.

(c)Commissioner means a Commissioner of the

Consumer Product Safety Commission
.

(d)Complaint Counsel means counsel for the Commission's staff.

(e)Motion means a request by a party for a ruling or order that may be granted or denied only after opportunity for responses by all other parties.

(f)Party means any named person or any intervenor in any proceedings governed by these Rules.

(g)Person means any individual, partnership, corporation, unincorporated association, public or private organization, or a federal, state or municipal governmental entity.

(h)Petition means a written request, addressed to the Commission or the Presiding Officer, for some affirmative action.

(i)Presiding Officer means a person who conducts any adjudicative proceedings under this part, and may include an administrative law judge qualified under Title 5, United States Code, section 3105, but shall not include a Commissioner.

(j)Respondent means any person against whom a complaint has been issued.

(k)Secretary means the Secretary of the

Consumer Product Safety Commission
.

(l)Staff means the staff of the

Consumer Product Safety Commission
.

Additional definitions relating to prohibited communications are in § 1025.68.