§ 19.32. Initiation of a protest.

 (a)  Protest petition. The protest must be in petition form and set forth in numbered paragraphs the material facts sufficient to justify relief to the protestant, in accordance with 1 Pa. Code §  35.17 (relating to petitions generally).

   (1)  The protest shall have appended to it a copy of any demand for mediation required by section 11(a) of the act (63 P. S. §  818.11(a)).

   (2)  A protest filed under section 8(d) of the act (63 P. S. §  818.8(d)) shall have appended to it a copy of any notice of the action that is being protested.

   (3)  A protest filed under section 13 of the act (63 P. S. §  818.13) shall have appended to it a copy of any notice of intent to terminate a franchise.

   (4)  A protest filed under section 27 of the act (63 P. S. §  818.27) shall have appended to it a copy of any notice of establishment or relocation of a franchise.

 (b)  Service of the protest. A copy of the protest shall be served on the representative of the manufacturer or distributor (respondent) who provided any notice, as set forth in subsection (a), of the action that is being protested. If notice was not provided, a copy of the protest shall be served on a managerial representative of the respondent whose responsibilities include the subject of the protest.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  19.32 issued under sections 4(a)(9), 8, 11, 13 and 27 of the Board of Vehicles Act (63 P. S. § §  818.4(a)(9), 818.8, 818.11, 818.13 and 818.27).

Source

   The provisions of this §  19.32 adopted February 3, 2006, effective February 4, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 536; corrected February 10, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 714.



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