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1400.5100 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Administrative law judge or judge.

"Administrative law judge" or "judge" means the person or persons assigned by the chief administrative law judge pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 14.50, to hear the contested case.

Subp. 2.


"Agency" means the state or public agency for whom a contested case hearing is being conducted.

Subp. 3.

Chief judge.

"Chief judge" means the chief administrative law judge of the Office of Administrative Hearings.

Subp. 3a.


"Filing" means transmission of a document to the Office of Administrative Hearings by mail, delivery, fax, or licensed overnight express mail service.

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 15 SR 1595]

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 15 SR 1595]

Subp. 6.


"Office" means the Office of Administrative Hearings.

Subp. 7.


"Party" means each person named as a party by the agency in the notice of and order for hearing, or persons granted permission to intervene pursuant to part 1400.6200. The term "party" shall include the agency except when the agency participates in the contested case in a neutral or quasi-judicial capacity only.

Subp. 8.


"Person" means any individual, business, nonprofit association or society, or governmental entity.

Subp. 9.

Service; serve.

"Service" or "serve" means personal service or, unless otherwise provided by law, service by first class United States mail or a licensed overnight express mail service.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 14.131; 14.51; 15.474; 116C.66; 216E.16; 363.06; 363A.28


9 SR 2276; 15 SR 1595; 26 SR 391

Published Electronically:

August 6, 2013

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