1-26-25 Form, contents and notice of decisions, orders and findings.
Form, contents and notice of decisions, orders and findings.
A final decision or
order adverse to a party in a contested case shall be in writing or stated in the record. It may affirm,
modify, or nullify action previously taken or may direct the taking of new action within the scope
of the notice of hearing. It shall include findings of fact and conclusions of law, separately stated.
Findings of fact, if set forth in statutory language, shall be accompanied by a concise and explicit
statement of the underlying facts supporting the findings. If, in accordance with agency rules, a party
submitted proposed findings of fact, the decision shall include a ruling upon each proposed finding.
Parties shall be notified either personally or by mail of any decision or order. Upon request a copy
of the decision or order shall be delivered or mailed forthwith to each party and to his attorney of
Source: SL 1966, ch 159, § 12; SL 1978, ch 13, § 8.