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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control
Agency 5. Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Chapter 10. Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers

3VAC5-10-400. Discovery, prehearing procedures and production at hearings; definitions.

The Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia Parts One, One A, Two, Two A, Three, and Four shall apply in all proceedings under the Wine and Beer Franchise Acts, Chapters 4 (§ 4.1-400 et seq.) and 5 (§ 4.1-500 et seq.) of Title 4.1 of the Code of Virginia, including mediation and arbitration proceedings when necessary pursuant to §§ 4.1-409 and 4.1-508 of the Code of Virginia. Any references to a "court" contained in the rules shall be deemed to mean the hearing officer or officers of the board conducting the proceeding.

No provision of this section shall affect the practice of taking evidence at a hearing, but such practice, including that of generally taking evidence ore tenus only at hearings before hearing officers, shall continue unaffected hereby.

Statutory Authority

§§ 4.1-103 and 4.1-111 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-1 § 3.5, eff. December 12, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 4, Issue 6, eff. January 21, 1988; Volume 5, Issue 2, eff. November 24, 1988; Volume 6, Issue 2, eff. November 23, 1989; Volume 8, Issue 6, eff. January 15, 1992; Volume 10, Issue 11, eff. March 23, 1994; Volume 23, Issue 13, eff. May 19, 2007; Volume 34, Issue 24, eff. September 10, 2018.

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