TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER a: ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
PART 1110 RULES OF PRACTICE IN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
SECTION 1110.120 REQUIREMENT OF AN ANSWER


 

Section 1110.120  Requirement of an Answer

 

a)         In all contested cases instituted by the Department, the registrant shall file an Answer within ten days of the date on which the Complaint was filed.  The Answer shall be in writing, signed by the registrant or his representative, and shall contain a specific response to each allegation in the Complaint.  The response shall either admit or deny the allegation, or shall state that the registrant has insufficient information to admit or deny the allegation.

 

b)         Any Answer which states that the registrant has insufficient information to admit or deny the allegation shall be accompanied by an affidavit attesting to the truth of this assertion.

 

c)         On motion by the Department the Hearing Officer will cause to be issued a Notice to plead or be held in default.  If, within 15 days after issuance of such Notice, the Respondent does not answer or otherwise file a responsive Pleading he will be held in default.