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9145. Rules of Evidence; Official Notice

This rule is no longer applicable. NASD Rule 9145 has been superseded by FINRA Rule 9145. Please consult the appropriate FINRA Rule.

(a) Rules of Evidence
The formal rules of evidence shall not apply in a proceeding brought under the Rule 9000 Series.
(b) Official Notice
In a proceeding governed by the Rule 9000 Series, an Adjudicator may take official notice of such matters as might be judicially noticed by a court, or of other matters within the specialized knowledge of the Association as an expert body. Before an Adjudicator proposes to take official notice of a matter, it shall permit a Party the opportunity to oppose or otherwise comment upon the proposal to take official notice.
Adopted by SR-NASD-97-28 eff. Aug. 7, 1997.