Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
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
The petition shall be in
writing and shall include:
(a) The name and
address of the petitioner;
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.
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
(c) No clear answer
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.
Filed November 9, 1982.
Readopted: Filed February 8, 1983.
Code of Ala.