Affirmative defense

Affirmative defense means, in the context of an enforcement proceeding, a response or defense put forward by a defendant, regarding which the defendant has the burden of proof, and the merits of which are independently and objectively evaluated in a judicial or administrative proceeding.

Source

40 CFR § 60.71a


Scoping language

As used in this subpart, all terms not defined herein shall have the meaning given them in the Act and in subpart A of this part.

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