33 CFR 20.202 - Powers.
The ALJ shall have all powers necessary to the conduct of fair, fast, and impartial hearings, including the powers to -
(a) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(b) Issue subpoenas authorized by law;
(c) Rule on motions;
(d) Order discovery as provided for in this part;
(e) Hold hearings or settlement conferences;
(f) Regulate the course of hearings;
(g) Call and question witnesses;
(h) Issue decisions;
(i) Exclude any person from a hearing or conference for disrespect, or disorderly or rebellious conduct; and
(j) Institute policy authorized by the Chief ALJ.