No factual information or evidence which is not a part of the record shall be considered by the judge or the agency in the determination of a contested case.
The judge and agency may take administrative notice of general, technical, or scientific facts within their specialized knowledge in conformance with Minnesota Statutes, section 14.60.
Following the close of the record, the judge shall make a report pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 14.50, and, upon completion, a copy of the report shall be served upon all parties by personal service, by first class mail, or by depositing it with the Central Mailing Section, Publications Division, Department of Administration.
9 SR 2276
August 6, 2013