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Hearing before administrative court

As a rule, administrative court hearings are public (as in the common courts) and the administrative court rules at a hearing (unless a specific regulation governing the case states otherwise). A case before the administrative court should be completed as soon as possible. Often the ruling is issued at the first hearing. The administrative court hears cases on the basis of the file of documents provided by the public authority. The administrative court does not hear witnesses or consult forensic experts (if such evidence is necessary to resolve the case, it should be taken during the administrative proceedings by the competent authorities, and if not the court will probably deny a motion to take it at the hearing). However, the court may take supplemental evidence from documents if it is necessary to clarify important doubts and will not excessively delay the proceedings.