A ‘Clarificatory Hearing’ may be conducted when the Adjudication Officer finds that there is a need to clarify certain issues on the Position Paper, Affidavits or pieces of evidence submitted by either party. (Section 12, Rule IV; Department Administrative Order No. 20-02). The holding of such Hearing is discretionary on part of the Adjudication Officer and in case the necessity to conduct arises, a Notice thereof will be sent containing the details of the Hearing.