21 NCAC 64 .0902             SIMPLIFICATION OF ISSUES

The parties to a contested case, specifically including the Board, may agree in advance to simplify the hearing by:  decreasing the number of the 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.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 150B‑38(h); 150B‑40(c); 90‑304(a)(3);

Eff. February 15, 1977;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 4, 2016.