26 NCAC 03 .0114 SANCTIONS
(a) If a party fails to appear at a hearing or fails to comply with an interlocutory order of an administrative law judge, the administrative law judge may:
(1) Find that the allegations of or the issues set out in the notice of hearing or other pleading may be taken as true or deemed proved without further evidence;
(2) Dismiss or grant the motion or petition;
(3) Suppress a claim or defense; or
(4) Exclude evidence.
(b) In the event that any party or attorney at law or other representative of a party engages in behavior that obstructs the orderly conduct of proceedings or would constitute contempt if done in the General Court of Justice, the administrative law judge presiding may enter a show cause order returnable in Superior Court for contempt proceedings in accordance with G.S. 150B‑33(b)(8).
History Note: Authority G.S. 150B‑25(a); 150B‑33(b)(8),(10);
Eff. August 1, 1986;
Amended Eff. January 1, 1989; November 1, 1987; March 1, 1987;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.