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Title 43Subtitle APart 45

TITLE 43—Public Lands: Interior





What is the purpose of this part, and to what license proceedings does it apply?
What terms are used in this part?
How are time periods computed?
What deadlines apply to pending applications?



Who may represent a party, and what requirements apply to a representative?

Document Filing and Service

What are the form and content requirements for documents under this subpart?
Where and how must documents be filed?
What are the requirements for service of documents?

Initiation of Hearing Process

What supporting information must a bureau provide with its preliminary conditions or prescriptions?
How do I request a hearing?
How do I file a notice of intervention and response?
When will hearing requests be consolidated?
How will the bureau respond to any hearing requests?
What will DOI do with any hearing requests?
What regulations apply to a case referred for a hearing?

General Provisions Related to Hearings

What will the Hearings Division do with a case referral?
What are the powers of the ALJ?
What happens if the ALJ becomes unavailable?
Under what circumstances may the ALJ be disqualified?
What is the law governing ex parte communications?
What are the requirements for motions?

Prehearing Conferences and Discovery

What are the requirements for prehearing conferences?
How may parties obtain discovery of information needed for the case?
When must a party supplement or amend information it has previously provided?
What are the requirements for written interrogatories?
What are the requirements for depositions?
What are the requirements for requests for documents or tangible things or entry on land?
What sanctions may the ALJ impose for failure to comply with discovery?
What are the requirements for subpoenas and witness fees?

Hearing, Briefing, and Decision

When and where will the hearing be held?
What are the parties' rights during the hearing?
What are the requirements for presenting testimony?
How may a party use a deposition in the hearing?
What are the requirements for exhibits, official notice, and stipulations?
What evidence is admissible at the hearing?
What are the requirements for transcription of the hearing?
What is the standard of proof?
When will the hearing record close?
What are the requirements for post-hearing briefs?
What are the requirements for the ALJ's decision?


How must documents be filed and served under this subpart?
How do I propose an alternative?
What will the bureau do with a proposed alternative?
How will the bureau analyze a proposed alternative and formulate its modified condition or prescription?
Has OMB approved the information collection provisions of this subpart?

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