.02 Applicability.

A. These procedures apply to all contested cases within the Department except hearings conducted by the Motor Vehicle Administration under the procedures set forth in the Maryland Vehicle Law and hearings governed by special regulations or otherwise exempted by law from coverage.

B. These procedures do not apply to contested cases delegated to the Office of Administrative Hearings for the contested case hearing, except that the requirements of Regulations .11B and .12 of this chapter shall apply where final decision-making authority has not been delegated to the Office of Administrative Hearings.