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631 IAC 1-1-3 Rules of practice in proceedings
Authority: IC 22-3-1-3
Affected: IC 22-3
Sec. 3. Except as provided below, the board will not be bound by any technical rules of practice in conducting hearings, but will conduct hearings and make investigations in reference to the questions at issue in a manner as in its judgment is best adapted to ascertain and determine expeditiously and accurately the substantial rights of the parties and to carry out justly the spirit of the Indiana worker's compensation act (IC 22-3-2 through IC 22-3-6) and the Indiana worker's occupational diseases act (IC 22-3-7). However,the board incorporates by reference the provisions of Trial Rules 26 through 37,asamended, of the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure, into this rule.
(Worker's Compensation Board of Indiana; Rule 3; filed Aug 2, 1949, 3:50 p.m.: Rules and Regs. 1950,
p. 72; filed May 12, 1983, 10:15 a.m.: 6 IR 1240, eff Sep 1, 1983; readopted filed Nov 13, 2001, 12:20 p.m.: 25 IR 1305; readopted filed Oct 12, 2007, 1:09 p.m.: 20071031-IR-631070472RFA; filed May 4, 2012, 10:15 a.m.: 20120530-IR631110357FRA; readopted filed Sep 10, 2013, 12:41 p.m.: 20131009-IR-631130349RFA) NOTE: Transferred from the Industrial Board of Indiana (630 IAC 1-1-3) to the Worker's Compensation Board of Indiana (631 IAC 1-1-3) by P.L.28-1988, SECTION 121, effective July 1, 1988.