(1) A default occurs when a party fails to appear at a hearing or fails to comply with any interlocutory orders of the hearing examiner. Upon default, the defaulting party's claim or interest in the proceeding may be dismissed (with or without prejudice) , denied, disregarded or disposed of adverse to the defaulting party. An applicant is not relieved of the duty to present evidence to satisfy the applicant's substantive burden of proof when all objectors to a proceeding default.
History: Sec. 2-4-201(2) and 85-2-113(2), MCA; IMP, Sec. 2-4-603 and 85-2-311, MCA; NEW, 1984 MAR p. 697, Eff. 4/27/84; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 307, Eff. 2/11/94.