§ 131.30. Consolidation.

 (a)  Where proceedings involve a common question of law or fact, the judge may consolidate the proceedings for hearing on all matters in issue, and may make any appropriate orders concerning the conduct of the proceedings to avoid any unnecessary costs or delay.

 (b)  Subsection (a) supersedes 1 Pa. Code §  35.45 (relating to consolidation).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  131.30 issued under sections 401.1 and 435(a) and (c) of the Workers’ Compensation Act (77 P. S. § §  710 and 991(a) and (c)); section 2205 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  565); and section 414 of the Occupational Disease Act (77 P. S. §  1514).

Source

   The provisions of this §  131.30 adopted December 6, 2002, effective December 7, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 6043.



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