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FCC 1.255
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 1.255   Order of procedure.

   (a) At hearings on a formal complaint or petition or in a proceeding
   for any instrument of authorization which the Commission is empowered
   to issue, the complainant, petitioner, or applicant, as the case may
   be, shall, unless the Commission otherwise orders, open and close. At
   hearings on protests, the protestant opens and closes the proceedings
   in case the issues are not specifically adopted by the Commission;
   otherwise the grantee does so. At hearings on orders to show cause, to
   cease and desist, to revoke or modify a station license under sections
   312 and 316 of the Communications Act, or other like proceedings
   instituted by the Commission, the Commission shall open and close.

   (b) At all hearings under Title II of the Communications Act, other
   than hearings on formal complaints, petitions, or applications, the
   respondent shall open and close unless otherwise specified by the

   (c) In all other cases, the Commission or presiding officer shall
   designate the order of presentation. Intervenors shall follow the party
   in whose behalf intervention is made, and in all cases where the
   intervention is not in support of an original party, the Commission or
   presiding officer shall designate at what stage such intervenors shall
   be heard.

   [ 28 FR 12425 , Nov. 22, 1963, as amended at  33 FR 463 , Jan. 12, 1968]

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Goto Section: 1.254 | 1.258

Goto Year: 2013 | 2015
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