39 CFR 957.9 - Respondent's failure to appear at the hearing.

§ 957.9 Respondent's failure to appear at the hearing.
If the Respondent shall fail to appear at the hearing, the Judicial Officer shall receive the Vice President's evidence and render a Postal Service Decision without requirement of further notice to the Respondent.
[36 FR 11574, June 16, 1971, as amended at 37 FR 23422, Nov. 3, 1972; 63 FR 66051, Dec. 1, 1998]
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§ 957.9 Appearances.

(a) An individual Respondent may appear in his or her own behalf, a corporation may appear by an officer thereof, a partnership or joint venture may appear by a member thereof, or any of these may appear by a licensed attorney.

(b) After a request for a hearing has been filed pursuant to the rules in this part, the General Counsel shall designate a licensed attorney as counsel assigned to handle the case.

(c) All counsel, or a self-represented Respondent, shall register in the electronic filing system, and request to be added to the case. Counsel also promptly shall file notices of appearance.

(d) An attorney for any party who has filed a notice of appearance and who wishes to withdraw must file a motion requesting withdrawal, explaining the reasons supporting the motion, and identifying the name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, and fax number of the person who will assume responsibility for representation of the party in question.

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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