Part 18 - RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS BEFORE THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES  


Subpart A — General
§ 18.1 Scope of rules.
§ 18.2 Definitions.
§ 18.3 Service and filing of documents.
§ 18.4 Time computations.
§ 18.5 Responsive pleadings — answer and request for hearing.
§ 18.6 Motions and requests.
§ 18.7 Prehearing statements.
§ 18.8 Prehearing conferences.
§ 18.9 Consent order or settlement; settlement judge procedure.
§ 18.10 Scope and purpose.
§ 18.11 Definitions.
§ 18.12 Proceedings before administrative law judge.
§ 18.13 Settlement judge procedure.
§ 18.14 Ex parte communication.
§ 18.15 Substitution of administrative law judge.
§ 18.16 Disqualification.
§ 18.17 Legal assistance.
§ 18.18 Written interrogatories to parties.
§ 18.19 Production of documents and other evidence; entry upon land for inspection and other purposes; and physical and mental examination.
§ 18.20 Parties to a proceeding.
§ 18.21 Party appearance and participation.
§ 18.22 Representatives.
§ 18.23 Disqualification of representatives.
§ 18.24 Briefs from amicus curiae.
§ 18.25 Designation of administrative law judge.
§ 18.26 Conduct of hearings.
§ 18.27 Notice of hearing.
§ 18.28 Continuances.
§ 18.29 Authority of administrative law judge.
§ 18.30 Service and filing.
§ 18.31 Privacy protection for filings and exhibits.
§ 18.32 Computing and extending time.
§ 18.33 Motions and other papers.
§ 18.34 Format of papers filed.
§ 18.35 Signing motions and other papers; representations to the judge; sanctions.
§ 18.36 Amendments after referral to the Office of Administrative Law Judges.
§ 18.37 Hearing room conduct.
§ 18.38 Ex parte communications.
§ 18.39 Waiver of right to appear and failure to participate or to appear.
§ 18.40 Notice of hearing.
§ 18.41 Continuances and changes in place of hearing.
§ 18.42 Expedited proceedings.
§ 18.43 Consolidation; separate hearings.
§ 18.44 Prehearing conference.
§ 18.45 Official notice.
§ 18.46 In camera and protective orders.
§ 18.47 Exhibits.
§ 18.48 Records in other proceedings.
§ 18.49 Designation of parts of documents.
§ 18.50 General provisions governing disclosure and discovery.
§ 18.51 Discovery scope and limits.
§ 18.52 Protective orders.
§ 18.53 Supplementing disclosures and responses.
§ 18.54 Stipulations about discovery procedure.
§ 18.55 Using depositions at hearings.
§ 18.56 Subpoena.
§ 18.57 Failure to make disclosures or to cooperate in discovery; sanctions.
§ 18.58 Appeals.
§ 18.59 Certification of official record.
§ 18.60 Interrogatories to parties.
§ 18.61 Producing documents, electronically stored information, and tangible things, or entering onto land, for inspection and other purposes.
§ 18.62 Physical and mental examinations.
§ 18.63 Requests for admission.
§ 18.64 Depositions by oral examination.
§ 18.65 Depositions by written questions.
§ 18.70 Motions for dispositive action.
§ 18.71 Approval of settlement or consent findings.
§ 18.72 Summary decision.
§ 18.80 Prehearing statement.
§ 18.81 Formal hearing.
§ 18.82 Exhibits.
§ 18.83 Stipulations.
§ 18.84 Official notice.
§ 18.85 Privileged, sensitive, or classified material.
§ 18.86 Hearing room conduct.
§ 18.87 Standards of conduct.
§ 18.88 Transcript of proceedings.
§ 18.90 Closing the record; subsequent motions.
§ 18.91 Post-hearing brief.
§ 18.92 Decision and order.
§ 18.93 Motion for reconsideration.
§ 18.94 Indicative ruling on a motion for relief that is barred by a pending petition for review.
§ 18.95 Review of decision.
Subpart B — Rules of Evidence
§ 18.101 Scope.
§ 18.102 Purpose and construction.
§ 18.103 Rulings on evidence.
§ 18.104 Preliminary questions.
§ 18.105 Limited admissibility.
§ 18.106 Remainder of or related writings or recorded statements.
§ 18.201 Official notice of adjudicative facts.
§ 18.301 Presumptions in general.
§ 18.302 Applicability of state law.
§ 18.401 Definition of relevant evidence.
§ 18.402 Relevant evidence generally admissible; irrelevant evidence inadmissible.
§ 18.403 Exclusion of relevant evidence on grounds of confusion or waste of time.
§ 18.404 Character evidence not admissible to prove conduct; exceptions; other crimes.
§ 18.405 Methods of proving character.
§ 18.406 Habit; routine practice.
§ 18.407 Subsequent remedial measures.
§ 18.408 Compromise and offers to compromise.
§ 18.409 Payment of medical and similar expenses.
§ 18.410 Inadmissibility of pleas, plea discussion, and related statements.
§ 18.411 Liability insurance.
§ 18.501 General rule.
§ 18.601 General rule of competency.
§ 18.602 Lack of personal knowledge.
§ 18.603 Oath or affirmation.
§ 18.604 Interpreters.
§ 18.605 Competency of judge as witness.
§ 18.606 [Reserved]
§ 18.607 Who may impeach.
§ 18.608 Evidence of character and conduct of witness.
§ 18.609 Impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime.
§ 18.610 Religious beliefs or opinions.
§ 18.611 Mode and order of interrogation and presentation.
§ 18.612 Writing used to refresh memory.
§ 18.613 Prior statements of witnesses.
§ 18.614 Calling and interrogation of witnesses by judge.
§ 18.615 Exclusion of witnesses.
§ 18.701 Opinion testimony by lay witnesses.
§ 18.702 Testimony by experts.
§ 18.703 Bases of opinion testimony by experts.
§ 18.704 Opinion on ultimate issue.
§ 18.705 Disclosure of facts or data underlying expert opinion.
§ 18.706 Judge appointed experts.
§ 18.801 Definitions.
§ 18.802 Hearsay rule.
§ 18.803 Hearsay exceptions; availability of declarant immaterial.
§ 18.804 Hearsay exceptions; declarant unavailable.
§ 18.805 Hearsay within hearsay.
§ 18.806 Attacking and supporting credibility of declarant.
§ 18.901 Requirement of authentication or identification.
§ 18.902 Self-authentication.
§ 18.903 Subscribing witness' testimony unnecessary.
§ 18.1001 Definitions.
§ 18.1002 Requirement of original.
§ 18.1003 Admissibility of duplicates.
§ 18.1004 Admissibility of other evidence of contents.
§ 18.1005 Public records.
§ 18.1006 Summaries.
§ 18.1007 Testimony or written admission of party.
§ 18.1008 Functions of the judge.
§ 18.1101 Applicability of rules.
§ 18.1102 [Reserved]
§ 18.1103 Title.
§ 18.1104 Effective date.
Appendix to Subpart B of Part 18—Reporter's Notes

Authority

5 U.S.C. 301; 5 U.S.C. 551–553; 5 U.S.C. 571 note; E.O. 12778; 57 FR 7292.

Source

48 FR 32538, July 15, 1983, unless otherwise noted.