N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-3.45 - Administrative hearings

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

(a) The Department shall make the initial decision regarding all disputes arising under a loan. The recipient shall specifically detail in writing the basis for its appeal. When a recipient so requests, the Department shall produce a decision in writing and mail or otherwise furnish a copy thereof to the recipient.
(b) If a recipient wishes to appeal the Department's decision under (a) above, the recipient shall request an administrative hearing within 15 calendar days of a decision by the Department. The request for an administrative hearing must specify in detail the basis for the appeal.
(c) Following receipt of a request for a hearing pursuant to (b) above, the Department may attempt to settle the dispute by conducting such proceedings, meetings and conferences as deemed appropriate.
(d) If the recipient raises a substantial and meritorious issue and such efforts at settlement fail, the Department shall file the request for an administrative hearing with the Office of Administrative Law. Administrative hearings shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (52:14B-1 et seq.), 52:14F-1 et seq. and the Uniform Administrative Procedure Rules, N.J.A.C. 1:1H et seq. promulgated pursuant to those Acts.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-3.45
Amended by R.1992 d.42, effective 1/21/1992.
See: 23 New Jersey Register 3282(a), 24 New Jersey Register 246(a).
Clarified that time frame in (b) is "calendar" days; editorial changes.

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