(a) Failure to answer. If having received actual notice of the charges filed, the Respondent fails to answer the charges within 21 days, the Respondent will be deemed to have admitted the factual allegations.
(b) Failure to appear. If the Committee orders the Respondent to appear and the Respondent, having received actual notice of that order, fails to appear, the Respondent will be deemed to have admitted the factual allegations which were the subject of such appearance. The Committee may not, absent good cause, continue or delay proceedings because of the Respondentís failure to appear.
(c) Notice of consequences. Any notice within the scope of paragraph (a) or (b) above must expressly state the consequences, as specified above, of the Respondentís failure to answer or appear.
Effective December 15, 2020