21 NCAC 22L .0111          FAILURE TO APPEAR

(a)  Continuances and adjournments shall be granted at the discretion of the presiding officer.

(b)  If a party fails to appear at a hearing after proper notice, the presiding officer shall determine whether to continue the hearing or proceed with the hearing and allow the agency to make its decision in the absence of the party.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 150B‑38; 150B‑40;

Eff. January 1, 1992;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2013; March 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.