section .0400 – declaratory ruling

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 15a - environmental quality/chapter 05 - mining - mineral resources/subchapter h/15a ncac 05h .0401.html
Published: 2015

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section .0400 – declaratory ruling

 

15A NCAC 05H .0401       PROCEDURE FOR

SUBMISSION OF PETITION

(a)  All requests for declaratory rulings shall be filed in

writing and electronically as follows:

(1)           with the Director by filing one paper copy

for each Commissioner plus five additional copies to the following address: Oil

and Gas Program, Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources, 1612 Mail

Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1612; and

(2)           the electronic submission shall be in .pdf

format and sent to the Division at Oil&Gas@ncdenr.gov.

(b)  All requests for declaratory rulings shall include the

following:

(1)           the name and address of petitioner(s);

(2)           the statute, rule, or order upon which a

ruling is desired;

(3)           a concise statement as to whether the

request is for a ruling on the validity of a rule or on the applicability of a

statute, rule, or order to a given factual situation;

(4)           arguments or data demonstrating that the

petitioner is aggrieved by the statute, rule, or order, or by its potential

application to the petitioner;

(5)           a statement of the consequences of failure

to issue a declaratory ruling in favor of the petitioner;

(6)           a statement of the desired outcome; and

(7)           a statement of whether an oral argument is

desired, and if so, the reason(s) for requesting such an oral argument.

(c)  A petitioner may request a declaratory ruling on the

applicability of a statute, rule, or order to the petitioner, or on the

validity of a Commission rule.  The petitioner may request both types of

declaratory ruling in a single request. A request on the applicability of a

statute, rule, or order shall include a detailed statement of the facts and

documentation supporting such facts, in addition to the requirements of

Paragraph (b) of this Rule.  A request to determine the validity of a

Commission rule shall state the petitioner's reason(s) for the request and a

written argument, in addition to the requirements of Paragraph (b) of this

Rule.

(d)  Any other person may petition to become a party by

filing a motion to intervene in the manner provided in G.S. 1A-1, Rule 24. The

Chair of the Commission shall determine whether to grant the motion to

intervene in accordance with Rule 24 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil

Procedure.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-391(a)(14); 150B-4;

Eff. March 17, 2015.