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§ 1424. Authority of Arbitrator.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 1. General Provisions
Division 2. Office of Administrative Hearings
Chapter 5. Procedures for Conducting Protests Under the Alternative Protest Pilot Project
Article 3. Arbitration Procedure
1 CCR § 1424
§ 1424. Authority of Arbitrator.
(a) Arbitrators are authorized to
(1) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(2) Make rulings and orders as are necessary to the fair, impartial, and efficient conduct of the hearing; and
(3) Order additional deposits from Protestant(s) to cover additional estimated costs. If OAH does not receive the required deposit(s) in the time specified, the right to protest will be deemed waived.
(b) The arbitrator shall have exclusive discretion to determine whether oral testimony will be permitted, the number of witnesses, if any, and the amount of time allocated to witnesses.
(c) It shall be in the arbitrator's exclusive discretion to determine whether to
(1) Conduct a prehearing conference; and/or
(2) Permit cross-examination and, if so, to what extent; and/or
(3) Review documents alone for all or part of the protest.
(d) It shall be in the arbitrator's exclusive discretion to determine whether additional responses and rebuttals are to be submitted, and the timelines and page limits to be applied.
Note: Authority cited: Section 12126, Public Contract Code. Reference: Sections 12125-12130, Public Contract Code.
1. New section filed 8-18-98; operative 8-18-98 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 98, No. 34).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
1 CCR § 1424, 1 CA ADC § 1424
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