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22 Pa. Code § 201.6. Motions practice.

§ 201.6. Motions practice.

 (a)  Preliminary objections. The System may, before filing an answer, file preliminary objections directly with the Board. The preliminary objections will conform to Pa.R.C.P. No. 1028 (relating to preliminary objections).

 (b)  Summary judgment. The System or the claimant may file a motion for summary judgment directly with the Board. The motion must conform to Pa.R.C.P. Nos. 1035.1—1035.5.

 (c)  The Board will rule directly on preliminary objections or motions for summary judgment unless, by order, it delegates the matter to a hearing examiner to prepare a proposed opinion and recommendation under §  201.12 (relating to oral argument before the Board).

 (d)  This section supersedes 1 Pa. Code §  35.54 (relating to motions as to complaint).

Cross References

   This section cited in §  201.4a (relating to adjudicatory benefit appeal and request for administrative hearing).

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