.18 Administrative Hearings.

A. Complaints of violations of these regulations will be investigated by the Division. If the investigation reveals a violation which warrants an administrative hearing, all parties shall be afforded an opportunity for a hearing after reasonable notice.

B. A hearing held as a result of a violation which warrants emergency suspension shall be conducted in accordance with State Government Article, Title 10, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland, and COMAR 29.01.01.

C. If a person fails to appear for a hearing scheduled for alleged violations of the Transportation Article, Maryland Vehicle Law, Annotated Code of Maryland, or any of the regulations duly promulgated, and has notice of the hearing given by the Division pursuant to the provisions of B and D of this regulation, the Division may revoke, suspend, or cancel the authorized inspection station license or the inspection mechanic's registration.

D. Emergency suspension hearings and hearings on other violations resulting in the imposition of administrative penalties that are not accepted may be appealed to the Office of Administrative Hearings in accordance with State Government Article, §10-205, Annotated Code of Maryland.