(815 ILCS 705/33)
(from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 1733)
(a) Notice required. If a hearing is requested or
ordered under any provision of this Act, the Administrator shall set the
matter for hearing and notice of the time and place for the hearing shall
be sent to the franchisor at least 7 days prior to the hearing.
(b) Manner of giving notice. Notice required by this Section is
sufficient if sent by registered or certified mail and addressed to the
franchisor at the address designated in the disclosure statement.
(c) Opportunity to be present and heard. The parties to any hearing
shall be accorded ample opportunity to present, in person or by counsel,
such statements, testimony, evidence and argument as may be pertinent.
(d) Record. All testimony taken at any hearing before the Administrator
shall be reported stenographically or by a sound recording device and a
full and complete record shall be kept of all proceedings.
(e) Written decisions required. After a hearing, the Administrator shall
issue a written decision modifying, vacating or extending the order and
shall state the reasons for his decision.
(Source: P.A. 85-551.)