MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS: RULES FOR DCPS, RENTAL HOUSING, PUBLIC BENEFITS, AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CASES - RENTAL HOUSING CASES - PAPERS FILED WITH THE RAD OR OTHER AGENCIES


Published: 2016-04-29

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2933 RENTAL HOUSING CASES – PAPERS FILED WITH THE RAD OR OTHER AGENCIES

2933.1 Any party who wishes the Administrative Law Judge to consider a document that is on file with the RAD or any other District of Columbia agency must introduce a copy of that document into evidence. The Administrative Law Judge shall admit the document into evidence if he or she finds that it is relevant and is an accurate copy of a document on file with the RAD or other agency.

2933.2 A party can establish that a document is an accurate copy of a document on file with RAD or other agency by one of the following methods:

(a) Providing a copy with a legible original file stamp;

(b) Providing a copy with a legible copy of the original file stamp;

(c) Providing a copy certified by the Rent Administrator or an authorized employee of RAD;

(d) Providing testimony or other evidence that the Administrative Law Judge finds satisfactory; or

(e) If all parties consent to the admission of the document into evidence.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 53 DCR 5674 (July 14, 2006); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 12541 (December 31, 2010); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 63 DCR 6556 (April 29, 2016).