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Title 12 Part 1081 → Subpart B → §1081.216

Title 12 → Chapter X → Part 1081 → Subpart B → §1081.216

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Title 12 Part 1081 → Subpart B → §1081.216

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Title 12Chapter XPart 1081Subpart B → §1081.216


Title 12: Banks and Banking
PART 1081—RULES OF PRACTICE FOR ADJUDICATION PROCEEDINGS
Subpart B—Initiation of Proceedings and Prehearing Rules


§1081.216   Amicus participation.

(a) Availability. An amicus brief may be filed only if:

(1) A motion for leave to file the brief has been granted;

(2) The brief is accompanied by written consent of all parties;

(3) The brief is filed at the request of the Director or the hearing officer, as appropriate; or

(4) The brief is presented by the United States or an officer or agency thereof, or by a State or a political subdivision thereof.

(b) Procedure. An amicus brief may be filed conditionally with the motion for leave. The motion for leave shall identify the interest of the movant and shall state the reasons why a brief of an amicus curiae is desirable. Except as all parties otherwise consent, any amicus curiae shall file its brief within the time allowed the party whose position the amicus will support, unless the Director or hearing officer, as appropriate, for good cause shown, grants leave for a later filing. In the event that a later filing is allowed, the order granting leave to file shall specify when an opposing party may reply to the brief.

(c) Motions. A motion for leave to file an amicus brief shall be subject to §1081.205.

(d) Formal requirements as to amicus briefs. Amicus briefs shall be filed pursuant to §1081.111 and shall comply with the requirements of §1081.112 and shall be subject to the length limitation set forth in §1081.212(e).

(e) Oral argument. An amicus curiae may move to present oral argument at any hearing before the hearing officer, but such motions will be granted only for extraordinary reasons.