<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:21:01:05 Procedure for informal settlements in contested cases.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:21:01:05"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:21:01:05 Procedure for informal settlements in contested cases."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:21:01:05.&nbsp;&nbsp;Procedure for informal settlements in contested cases.</b> Unless precluded by statute, a dispute over rules of the authority that might otherwise result in contested case proceedings may be settled by an informal settlement negotiated by the executive director, which is subject to ratification by the authority board and by the parties contesting the rule in question. The settlement shall be expressed in a written stipulation representing an informed mutual consent.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 22 SDR 97, effective January 22, 1996.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=1-16E-24">1-16E-24.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=1-16E-24">1-16E-24.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>