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RULE 8 - PARTIES

Section 1. Classification of Parties. - According to the nature of the proceedings before the Commission and the relationships of the parties to the proceedings, a party to a proceeding shall be classified as an applicant, petitioner, complainant, respondent, or intervenor.
 
Section 2. Appearances. - A party may represent itself or may be represented by an attorney. Any non-lawyer who satisfies the Commission or the presiding officer that he or she possesses the expertise to render valuable service to a party and assist it in the presentation of matters before the Commission, may be allowed to appear on behalf of a party or parties. The Commission may also direct the appearance of the Grid Management Committee, Distribution Management Committee, or some other experts, as intervenors in certain cases where, in the determination of the Commission, they may be of assistance to the Commission in the resolution of matters brought before it.
 
Section 3. Conduct Required. - Any person appearing in a proceeding before the Commission must conform to recognized standards of ethical and courteous conduct required of persons appearing before the regular courts. Contumacious conduct by any person at any hearing before the Commission is a ground for the exclusion of that person from that hearing and for summary suspension of that person from further participation in the proceeding.
 
Section 4. Rights of Parties. - At any proceeding before the Commission, each party of record is entitled to enter an appearance, introduce evidence, examine and cross-examine witnesses, make arguments, make and argue motions and generally participate in the proceeding.
 
The Commission or the presiding officer shall acknowledge an oppositor for the purpose of making a statement.
 
Section 5. Withdrawal of Representative. - Any representative wishing to withdraw from a proceeding before the Commission must make a motion stating the reasons for the requested withdrawal and, as far as practicable, must secure the conformity of the party represented. 

 

Today at ERC
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hearing Schedules
Time:
10:00
Case No.:
2019-045 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
SUKELCO
Venue:
SUKELCO's Main Office, Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for Approval of Adjustment in Rates Based on the Fourth to Sixth Years of the First Regulatory Period for Second Entrant Electric Cooperatives Under the Tariff Glide Path (TGP) Rules, with Motion for Provisional Authority
Time:
10:00
Case No.:
2019-030 CF [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
MOELCI I
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room (15th floor)
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for Confirmation and Approval of Calculations of Over or Under Recoveries in the Implementation of Automatic Cost Adjustments and True-Up Mechanisms for the Period 2016 to 2018, Pursuant to ERC Resolution No. 16 Series of 2009 as amended by Resolution No. 21 Series of 2010 and ERC Resolution No. 23 Series of 2010
Time:
10:00
Case No.:
2019-046 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
KAELCO
Venue:
KAELCO's Principal Office, Callagdao, Bulanao, Tabuk City, Kalinga
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for Approval of Emergency Capital Expenditure for the Installation of One (1) Unit New 20/25 MVA Substation, with Prayer for Provisional Authority
Time:
14:00
Case No.:
2019-023 RC [JU] [EX] [PT] [EV]
Applicant:
MERALCO & SPTC
Venue:
ERC Hearing Room (15th floor)
Title:
In the Matter of the Application for the Approval of the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) Between Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) and Solar Philippines Tarlac Corporation (SPTC), with Motion for Confidential Treatment of Information

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