Presiding Officer Law and Legal Definition

Presiding officer means “the official, without regard to whether he is designated as an administrative law judge or a hearing officer or examiner, who presides at the adversary adjudication.”[40 CFR 17.2; Title 40-Protection of Environment; Chapter I-Environmental Protection Agency; Subchapter A-General; Part 17-Implementation of The Equal Access To Justice Act In Epa Administrative Proceedings; Subpart A-General Provisions]