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PUBLIC LAW 90-614-OCT. 21, 1968
porations, associations, and public or private organizations of any character other tlian the Commissioner, the Council, or an agency; (10) the term "party" includes the Commissioner, the Council, and any person or agency named or admitted as a party, or properly seeking and entitled as of right to be admitted as a party, in any proceeding before the Commissioner, the Council, or an agency, but nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the Commissioner, the Council, or an agency from admitting the Commissioner, the Council, or any person or agency as a party for limited purposes; (11) the teran "order" means the whole or any part of the final disposition (whether affirmative, negative, injunctive, or declaratory in form) of the Commissioner or Council or of any agency in any matter other than rulemaking, but including licensing; (12) the term "license" includes the whole or part of any permit, certificate, approval, registration, charter, membership, statutory exemption, or other form of permission granted by the Commissioner, the Council, or any agency; (13) the term "licensing" includes process respecting the grant, renewal, denial, revocation, suspension, annulment, withdrawal, limitation, amendment, modification, or conditioning of a license by the Commissioner or the Council or an agency; (14) the term "relief" includes the whole or part of any Commissioner's or Council's or agency (A) grant of money, assistance, license, authority, exemption, exception, privilege, or remedy; (B) recognition of any claim, right, immunity, privilege, exemption, or exception; and (C) taking of any other action upon the application or petition of, and beneficial to, any person; (15) the term "proceeding" means any process of the Commissioner or Council or an agency as defined in paragraphs (6), (11), and (12) of this section; and (16) the term "sanction" includes the whole or part of any Commissioner's or Council's or agency (A) prohibition, requirement, limitation, or other condition affecting the freedom of any person; (B) withholding of relief; (C) imposition of any form of penalty or fine; (D) destruction, taking, seizure, or withholding of property; (E) assessment of damages, reimbursement, restitution, compensation, costs, charges, or fees; (F) requirement, revocation, or suspension of a license; and (G) taking of other compulsory or restrictive action. ESTABLISHMENT OF (JENERAL PROCEDURES
SEC. 4. (a) The Commissioner and the Council shall, for themselves and for each subordinate agency, establish or require each subordinate agency to establish procedures in accordance with this Act. (b) Each independent agency shall establish procedures in accordance with this Act. (c) The procedures required to be established by subsections (a) and (b) of this section shall include requirements of practice before the Commissioner and the Council and each agency.