N.J. Admin. Code § 11:5-11.3 - Adversary hearing determination by the Commission

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Promptly after the answer is filed, the Commission will review the pleadings at a Commission meeting and decide whether any material fact or issue of law is contested. If the Commission determines that a matter is contested, a hearing will be scheduled. On its own motion or at the request of either party, the Commission may, in its discretion, transmit the case to the Office of Administrative Law for hearing and initial decision.
(b) If, upon review of the pleadings, the Commission determines that no material facts or issues of law are contested, the Commission shall afford the respondent an opportunity to be heard and to present witnesses and documentary evidence, which presentation shall be limited to the issue of the severity of any sanction or penalty to be imposed. By stipulation or other means, the deputy attorney general or staff member representing the complainant shall present evidence sufficient to establish the factual basis for all alleged violations and may present documentary evidence or witnesses in rebuttal of any mitigation testimony or evidence presented by the respondent.


N.J. Admin. Code § 11:5-11.3
Amended by R.1998 d.497, effective 10/5/1998.
See: 30 New Jersey Register 2333(a), 30 New Jersey Register 3646(a).
In (b), inserted "or staff member" following "attorney general" in the second sentence.

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