§ 1005.64. Withdrawal of pleadings in a contested proceeding.
(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), a party desiring to withdraw a pleading in a contested proceeding may file a petition for leave to withdraw the appropriate document with the Authority or presiding officer and serve it upon the other parties. The petition must set forth the reasons for the withdrawal. A party may object to the petition within 20 days of service. After considering the petition, an objection thereto and the public interest, the Authority or presiding officer will determine whether the withdrawal will be permitted.
(b) In an enforcement proceeding initiated by the Authority, trial counsel may withdraw any pleading upon notice to the respondent to be provided under § 1001.51 (relating to service by the Authority).
(c) A protest to an application may be withdrawn by filing a notice of withdrawal directed to the Authority or the presiding officer. The notice must state that the protest is withdrawn and provide the reasons for the withdrawal.
(d) Withdrawal or termination of an uncontested proceeding is governed under § 1001.82 (relating to withdrawal or termination of uncontested matter or proceeding).
(e) Subsections (a)(d) supersede 1 Pa. Code § 35.51 (relating to withdrawal of pleadings).
This section cited in 52 Pa. Code § 1001.82 (relating to withdrawal or termination of uncontested matter or proceeding).
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