39 CFR 957.15 - Conduct of the hearing.

§ 957.15 Conduct of the hearing.
The Judicial Officer shall have authority to:
(a) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(b) Examine witnesses;
(c) Rule upon offers of proof, admissibility of evidence, and matters of procedure;
(d) Order any pleading amended upon motion of a party at any time prior to the close of the hearing;
(e) Maintain discipline and decorum and exclude from the hearing any person acting in an indecorous manner;
(f) Require the filing of briefs or memoranda of law on any matter upon which the Judicial Officer is required to rule;
(g) Order prehearing conferences for the purpose of the settlement or simplification of issues by the parties;
(h) Order the proceeding reopened at any time prior to his or her decision for the receipt of additional evidence;
(i) Render a final agency decision;
(j) Take such other further action as may be necessary to properly preside over the debarment proceeding and render decision therein.
[36 FR 11574, June 16, 1971, as amended at 63 FR 66051, Dec. 1, 1998]
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§ 957.15 Computation of time.

A designated period of time under the rules in this part excludes the day the period begins, and includes the last day of the period unless the last day is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, in which event the period runs until the close of business on the next business day.

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Title 39 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 39 CFR Part 957 after this date.

  • 2015-09-17; vol. 80 # 180 - Thursday, September 17, 2015
    1. 80 FR 55766 - Rules of Practice Before the Judicial Officer
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      Final rule.
      Effective: September 17, 2015.
      39 CFR Part 957