N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-6.45 - 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 Pinelands grant or loan. The recipient shall specifically detail in writing and in detail 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 a 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. 1:1-1 et seq. promulgated pursuant to those Acts.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-6.45
Amended by R.1992 d.42, effective 1/21/1992.
See: 23 New Jersey Register 3282(a), 24 New Jersey Register 246(a).
Clarifying language at (a) and (b).

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