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Title 47Chapter ISubchapter APart 1Subpart E → §1.739


Title 47: Telecommunication
PART 1—PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Subpart E—Complaints, Applications, Tariffs, and Reports Involving Common Carriers


§1.739   Primary jurisdiction referrals.

(a) Any party to a case involving claims under the Act that has been referred to the Commission by a court pursuant to the primary jurisdiction doctrine must contact the Market Disputes Resolution Division of the Enforcement Bureau for guidance before filing any pleadings or otherwise proceeding before the Commission.

(b) Based upon an assessment of the procedural history and the nature of the issues involved, the Market Disputes Resolution Division will determine the procedural means by which the Commission will handle the primary jurisdiction referral.

(c) Failure to contact the Market Disputes Resolution Division prior to filing any pleadings or otherwise proceeding before the Commission, or failure to abide by the Division's determinations regarding the referral, may result in dismissal.

[83 FR 44837, Sept. 4, 2018]

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