21 NCAC 63 .0610             CONTINUANCES

(a)  All motions for continuance shall be addressed to the Chair.

(b)  Motions for a continuance of a hearing may be granted in accordance with the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure as set forth in G.S. 1A-1. The Board is not required to grant a motion to continue.

(c)  In determining whether good cause exists, the presiding officer shall consider the ability of the party requesting a continuance to proceed without a continuance. 

(d)  Motions for a continuance shall be in writing and shall be received in the office of the Board no less than seven calendar days before the hearing date. 

(e)  A motion for a continuance filed less than seven calendar days from the date of the hearing shall be denied if a continuance has been previously granted unless the reason for the motion could not have been ascertained earlier.


History Note:        G.S. 90B-6(h); 150B-38(h);

Eff. February 1, 2017.