Chapter 360-20 SERVICE
Service of the notice of hearing, initial decision and final order shall be by personal delivery or certified mail to the licensee or applicant, in addition to counsel of record. All other notices, pleadings, orders, motions and other documents shall be served by hand delivery or first class mail.
A copy of the answer and all other pleadings, notices, motions, briefs, memoranda and other documents filed by any party with the Georgia Composite Medical Board shall be served upon all other parties to the proceeding, including counsel for the agency, by personal delivery or by first-class mail.
Service upon a party's attorney shall be deemed service upon the party, except as provided in 360- 20-.01.
A pleading subsequent to the Notice of Hearing shall not be entitled to filing unless accompanied by an Acknowledgement of Service required hereunder or a certificate that the service required hereunder has been made. In addition, a pleading shall not be entitled to filing unless it is stamped or otherwise marked in the upper left hand corner of the first page of the document as "original", and a duplicate copy is simultaneously submitted which is stamped or otherwise marked as "duplicate" in the upper left corner on the first page.