(1) A person appearing before the agency has the right to be accompanied, represented, and advised by counsel. The agency should advise a party to a contested case of the right to counsel.

(2) A corporation appearing before an agency is considered a separate legal entity and may not appear on its own behalf through an agent other than an attorney.

History: 2-4-202, MCA; IMP, 2-4-202, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, 1977 MAR p. 1192, Eff. 12/24/77; AMD, 1979 MAR p. 1237, Eff. 10/12/79; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 1700, Eff. 8/15/08.