§ 820-1-2-.22. Ex Parte Communications
Parties or their representatives in a contested issue or proceeding which has been the subject of a formal public and open hearing or in a proceeding which has been set for hearing shall not communicate, directly or indirectly, in connection with any issue of fact or law in that contested case, issue or proceeding with the Secretary or hearings examiner assigned to render a proposed order or final decision or to make findings of fact and conclusions of law in that contested case, issue or proceeding except upon notice and opportunity for all parties to participate and the Secretary or hearings examiner will allow ex parte argument to be made concerning such case, issue or proceeding.
Author: Charles E. Grainger, Jr.(New Rule: Filed January 10, 2001; effective February 14, 2001.)
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, § 41-22-4.
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