Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1955
• Part Title: Procedures for Withdrawl of Approval of State Plans
• Subpart: B
• Subpart Title: Notice of Formal Proceeding
• Standard Number: 1955.12
• Title: Administrative law judge; powers and duties.
• GPO Source: e-CFR


The administrative law judge appointed under 5 U.S.C. 3105 and designated by the Chief Administrative Law Judge to preside over a proceeding shall have all powers necessary and appropriate to conduct a fair, full, and impartial proceeding, including the following:


To administer oaths and affirmations;


To rule upon offers of proof and receive relevant evidence;


To provide for discovery, including the issuance of subpoenas authorized by section 8(b) of the Act and 5 U.S.C. 555(d) and 556(c)(2), and to determine the scope and time limits of the discovery;


To regulate the course of the proceeding and the conduct of the parties and their counsel;


To consider and rule upon procedural requests, e.g. motions for extension of time;


To hold preliminary conferences for the settlement or simplification of issues;



To take official notice of material facts not appearing in the evidence in the record in accordance with 1955.40(c);


To render an initial decision;


To examine and cross-examine witnesses;