Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board

Rule Rule 875-001-0015
Hearing Requests, Answers, and Consequences of Failure to Answer


A hearing request shall be made in writing to the Board by the party or his/her representative and shall include an answer, which includes the following:


An admission or denial of each factual matter alleged in the notice;


A short and plain statement of each relevant affirmative defense the party may have.


Factual matters alleged in the notice and not denied in the answer shall be presumed admitted;


Failure to raise a particular defense in the answer will be considered a waiver of such defense; and


Affirmative defenses alleged in the answer shall be presumed to be denied by the Board.

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