8415. Response to a notice of hearing 

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    1. A respondent must serve and file a response within 30 days from the date of service of a notice of hearing. 

    2. A response must contain a statement of: 

      1. the facts alleged in the statement of allegations that the respondent admits, 

      2. the facts alleged that the respondent denies and the grounds for the denial, and 

      3. all other facts on which the respondent relies.

    3. A hearing panel may accept as proven any facts alleged in a statement of allegations that are not specifically denied or for which grounds for the denial are not provided in a response. 

    4. If a respondent who has been served with a notice of hearing does not serve and file a response in accordance with subsection 8415(1), the hearing panel may proceed with the hearing of the matter on its merits on the date of the initial appearance set out in the notice of hearing, without further notice to and in the absence of the respondent, and the hearing panel may accept as proven the facts and contraventions alleged in the statement of allegations and may impose sanctions and costs pursuant to section 8209 or 8210, as applicable.

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