231 Pa. Code § 10.3 - Hearings
Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022
Note : Rule 10.3 is new.
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(a) Evidentiary hearings before the Register shall be recorded by stenographic or electronic means when directed by the Register or requested by an interested party, the cost of which shall be allocated as directed by the Register.
(b) The Register may issue subpoenas to compel attendance at evidentiary hearings as provided in 20 Pa.C.S. § 903(1).
(c) The Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence shall apply in all evidentiary hearings before the Register.
(d) The Register may require parties to submit memoranda and/or proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law.
(e) The Register shall promptly decide the matter at issue by written order or decree. The order or decree may, but need not, contain a brief opinion or recitation of relevant facts and legal conclusions as found by the Register.
Rule 10.3 is new.
In any matter, the Register or the Register’s designee may hold an informal conference to narrow or define the issues, consider the necessity or desirability of amendments to the pleadings, obtain admissions of fact and stipulations as to documents, or to otherwise aid in the disposition of the matter.