Title II - RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE CONTROL BODIES
CHAPTER IV - Procedures
31. GENERAL RULES
The deadlines indicated in days are understood to refer to business days and will be counted from the day after notification of the act to which it applies.
Non-working days, excluded from calculation, are considered to be Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays in the municipality where the interested party has the professional address or where the Body’s headquarters are located , as well as those determined by the Secretary of the Code of Practice Committee whenever appropriately motivated exceptional circumstances arise. The month of August shall be considered a non-working month to all effects.
The Secretary of the Code of Practice Committee and, where applicable, the Director of the Code of Practice Surveillance Unit, may also grant an extension of the established time periods that does not exceed half the period, if appropriately motivated exceptional circumstances arise.
Notifications will be made by any means that allows for confirmation of reception by the interested party or its representative, as well as the date, identity and contents of the act being notified. Confirmation of the notification provided will be incorporated into the file.