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22 Pa. Code § 505.4. Conduct of hearings.

§ 505.4. Conduct of hearings.

 (a)  The conduct of hearings shall be committed to the hearing body which may make all rules reasonable and necessary for the orderly and efficient disposition of cases.

 (b)  Hearings shall be conducted to ensure that an accused student has a fair and reasonable opportunity to answer, explain and defend against charges.

 (c)  The university shall have the burden of proof in all cases.


   The provisions of this §  505.4 amended under section 2006-A of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. §  20-2006-A).


   The provisions of this §  505.4 adopted December 6, 1985, effective December 7, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 4346; amended June 22, 1990, effective June 23, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 3483. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (103809).

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