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Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Volume I

Transmittal No. I-3-85

Chapter: I-3-0

Subject: Office of Appellate Operations and Appeals Council Functions


This transmittal adds section I-3-0-10 to the Hearings, Appeals and Litigation Law (HALLEX) manual to incorporate general information about the Appeals Council's jurisdiction to review a case.

Explanation of Content and Changes

I-3-0-10 – We titled the new section “Appeals Council Jurisdiction – Requests for Review and Own Motion Review.” We incorporated general information previously in HALLEX I-3-3-1 regarding when the Appeals Council has jurisdiction to review a case and the actions the Appeals Council may take after evaluating a case. We also added helpful HALLEX cross references.

Date: November 21, 2014