21 NCAC 02 .0609             INFORMAL PROCEDURES

(a)  The Board and the party or parties may agree in advance to simplify the hearing by:  decreasing the number of issues to be contested at the hearing; accepting the validity of certain proposed evidence; accepting the findings in some other case with relevance to the case at hand; or agreeing to such other matters as may expedite the hearing.

(b)  Informal disposition may be made of any contested case or any issue therein by stipulation, agreement, or consent order at any time after Notice of Hearing or during the proceedings.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 83A‑6; 150B‑11; 150B‑38;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 29, 1977;

Recodified from 21 NCAC 2 .0608;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 13, 2015.