Title 7 Part 900 → Subpart A → §900.18

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter IX → Part 900 → Subpart A → §900.18

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Title 7 Part 900 → Subpart A → §900.18

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Title 7Subtitle BChapter IXPart 900Subpart A → §900.18

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart A—Procedural Requirements Governing Proceedings to Formulate Marketing Agreements and Marketing Orders

§900.18   Hearing before Secretary.

The Secretary may act in the place and stead of a judge in any proceeding under this subpart. When he so acts the hearing clerk shall transmit the record to the Secretary at the expiration of the period provided for the filing of proposed findings of fact, conclusions and orders, and the Secretary shall thereupon, after due consideration of the record, issue his final decision in the proceeding: Provided, That he may issue a tentative decision in which event the parties shall be afforded an opportunity to file exceptions before the issuance of the final decision.