39 CFR 963.4 - Presiding Officer.

§ 963.4 Presiding Officer.

(a) The presiding officer shall be an Administrative Law Judge or an Administrative Judge qualified in accordance with law. The Judicial Officer assigns cases under this part. Judicial Officer includes Associate Judicial Officer upon delegation thereto. The Judicial Officer may, on his or her own initiative or for good cause found, preside at the reception of evidence.

(b) The presiding officer has authority to:

(1) Take such action as may be necessary properly to preside over the proceeding and render decision therein;

(2) Render an initial decision, if the presiding officer is not the Judicial Officer, which becomes the final agency decision unless a timely appeal is taken; the Judicial Officer may issue a tentative or a final decision.

[ 52 FR 18912, May 20, 1987, as amended at 62 FR 4459, Jan. 30, 1997]

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Title 39 published on 17-Nov-2018 03:49

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 39 CFR Part 963 after this date.

  • 2016-06-21; vol. 81 # 119 - Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    1. 81 FR 40191 - Rules of Procedure Before the Judicial Officer
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      Final rule.
      Effective date: July 21, 2016.
      39 CFR Parts 952, 953, 954, 955, 958, 959, 962, 963, 964, 965