Hawaii Administrative Rules
Title 14 - DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
Subtitle 2.1 - RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE STATE MERIT APPEALS BOARD
Chapter 22.1 - PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE BOARD
Section 14-22.1-2 - Appearances and practices before the board

Universal Citation: HI Admin Rules 14-22.1-2

Current through November, 2023

(a) A person may appear in the person's own behalf; and a public employer may appear in its own behalf or through a person or persons duly designated and authorized by the employer.

(b) In any proceeding under these rules, any person or public employer may be represented by counsel or any other person to whom written or verbal authority has been given.

(c) When an individual acting in a representative capacity appears in person or signs a paper in practice before the board, the personal appearance or signature shall constitute a representation to the board that, under these rules and the law, that person is authorized and qualified to represent the particular person. The board may at any time require any person transacting business with the board in a representative capacity to show that person's authority and qualification to act as a representative.

(d) Limitations to appearances before the board are as follows:

(1) No individual who has been associated with the board as a member, officer, employee, or counsel shall be permitted to appear before the board as a representative of any party in any proceeding or matter that the individual has handled or passed upon while associated with the board.

(2) No person or agency appearing before the board in any proceeding or matter shall, in relation thereto, knowingly accept assistance from and compensate any individual who would be barred by this subsection.

(3) No person who has been associated with the board as a member, officer, employee, or counsel shall be permitted to appear before the board as a representative of any party in any proceeding or matter that was pending before the board at the time of that person's association with the board, unless that person first obtains a written consent from the board.

This subsection shall not apply to any individual or agency that has terminated association with the board for a period of one year.

[Eff OCT 24 2003] (Auth: HRS § 91-2) (Imp: HRS §§ 91-2, 91-9, 76-47)

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