Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-1-.10 - Declaratory Rulings

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) Any persons substantially affected by a rule may petition the Board for a declaratory ruling with respect to the validity of a rule or the applicability to any person, property or state of facts of any rule or statute enforceable by it or with respect to the meaning and scope of any order of the Board.
(2) The petition shall be in writing and shall include:
(a) The name and address of the petitioner;
(b) A statement of facts sufficient to show that the person seeking relief is substantially affected by the rule;
(c) The rule, statute or order and the reasons for the questions.
(3) The petition will be considered and answered in writing by the Board within forty-five days unless the Board is unable to reach a decision on the facts presented.
(4) Circumstances in which rulings shall not be issued include but are not necessarily limited to:
(a) Lack of jurisdiction,
(b) Lack of clarity of the issues presented,
(c) No clear answer determinable.
(5) In the event the Board declines to issue a ruling, the petitioner shall be notified in writing that the request for a declaratory ruling was denied and the reasons therefor shall be specified.



Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-1-.10
Filed November 9, 1982. Readopted: Filed February 8, 1983.

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 41-22-11.

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