hearing examiner

noun

variants or less commonly hearing officer
: a referee appointed by an agency of government to conduct an investigation or a public or private hearing and to report the findings of fact and sometimes any recommendations so that the agency may exercise its statutory powers (as by establishing rules and regulations or deciding controversies)

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“Hearing examiner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hearing%20examiner. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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