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    Subdivision 1. Appeal. The commissioner or a person aggrieved by a final decision of the
department reached after a hearing held pursuant to section 363A.29 may seek judicial review in
accordance with chapter 14. The attorney general shall represent on appeal, a charging party who
prevailed at a hearing authorized by section 363A.29, subdivision 2, if the charging party requests
representation within ten days after receipt of the petition for appeal.
    Subd. 2. Review procedure. The judicial review proceedings shall be in accordance with
chapter 14.
    Subd. 3. Enforcement. When a respondent fails or refuses to comply with a final decision
of the department, the commissioner may file with the court administrator of district court in
the judicial district in which the hearing was held a petition requesting the court to order the
respondent to comply with the order of the department. Thereupon the court shall issue an order
to show cause directed to the respondent why an order directing compliance should not be issued.
If the panel or examiner has ordered an award of damages pursuant to section 363A.30, the court
shall enter judgment on the order or modified order in the same manner as in the case of an order
of the district court, as provided in section 546.27.
    Subd. 4. Unfair discriminatory practice a misdemeanor. In addition to all other remedies
provided under this chapter, every person who commits an unfair discriminatory act as set forth in
section 363A.11, or aids, abets, incites, compels, or coerces another to do so, shall be guilty of
a misdemeanor.
History: 1967 c 897 s 21,22; 1969 c 975 s 14,18; 1973 c 729 s 10,11; 1977 c 408 s 5; 1982 c
424 s 130; 1983 c 247 s 144,145; 1984 c 567 s 6; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82; 1988 c 660 s 10

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