Republic of the Philippines

ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

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RULE 11 - TIME

Section 1. Computation. - Except as otherwise provided by law, in computing any period of time prescribed or allowed by these rules, or any other Commission rule, regulation, or order, or by any applicable law, the day of the act, event, or default from or after which the designated period of time begins to run shall not be included, but the last day of the period so computed shall be included, unless it is a Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday, in which event the period shall run until the end of the next working day.
 
Section 2. Extensions. - Except as otherwise provided, whenever by any Commission rule, regulation, or order, or any notice given thereunder, an act is required or allowed to be done at or within a specified time, the time fixed or the period of time prescribed may, for good cause, be extended by the Commission upon the filing of a motion, prior to the expiration of the applicable period of time, showing that there is good cause for such extension of time.
 
Section 3. Continuance. - The Commission or presiding officer may, for good cause at any time, with or without request, continue or adjourn any hearing. A hearing before the Commission shall begin at the time and place fixed in an order or a notice, but thereafter may be adjourned from time to time or from place to place by the Commission or the presiding officer.

 


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