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Title 5Chapter IISubchapter APart 1201


TITLE 5—Administrative Personnel

CHAPTER II—MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD

SUBCHAPTER A—ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURES

PART 1201—PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES

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Subpart A—JURISDICTION AND DEFINITIONS

§1201.1
General.
§1201.2
Original jurisdiction.
§1201.3
Appellate jurisdiction.
§1201.4
General definitions.
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Subpart B—PROCEDURES FOR APPELLATE CASES

General

§1201.11
Scope and policy.
§1201.12
Revocation, amendment, or waiver of rules.
§1201.13
Appeals by Board employees.
§1201.14
Electronic filing procedures.

Appeal of Agency Action; Pleadings

§1201.21
Notice of appeal rights.
§1201.22
Filing an appeal and responses to appeals.
§1201.23
Computation of time.
§1201.24
Content of an appeal; right to hearing.
§1201.25
Content of agency response.
§1201.26
Number of pleadings, service, and response.
§1201.27
Class appeals.
§1201.28
Case suspension procedures.
§1201.29
Dismissal without prejudice.

Parties, Representatives, and Witnesses

§1201.31
Representatives.
§1201.32
Witnesses; right to representation.
§1201.33
Federal witnesses.
§1201.34
Intervenors and amicus curiae.
§1201.35
Substituting parties.
§1201.36
Consolidating and joining appeals.
§1201.37
Witness fees.

Judges

§1201.41
Judges.
§1201.42
Disqualifying a judge.
§1201.43
Sanctions.

Hearings

§1201.51
Scheduling the hearing.
§1201.52
Public hearings.
§1201.53
Record of proceedings.
§1201.55
Motions.
§1201.56
Burden and degree of proof; affirmative defenses.
§1201.57
Order of hearing.
§1201.58
Closing the record.

Evidence

§1201.61
Exclusion of evidence and testimony.
§1201.63
Stipulations.
§1201.64
Official notice.

Discovery

§1201.71
Purpose of discovery.
§1201.72
Explanation and scope of discovery.
§1201.73
Discovery procedures.
§1201.74
Orders for discovery.
§1201.75
Taking depositions.

Subpoenas

§1201.81
Requests for subpoenas.
§1201.82
Motions to quash subpoenas.
§1201.83
Serving subpoenas.
§1201.84
Proof of service.
§1201.85
Enforcing subpoenas.

Interlocutory Appeals

§1201.91
Explanation.
§1201.92
Criteria for certifying interlocutory appeals.
§1201.93
Procedures.

Ex Parte Communications

§1201.101
Explanation and definitions.
§1201.102
Prohibition on ex parte communications.
§1201.103
Placing communications in the record; sanctions.

Final Decisions

§1201.111
Initial decision by judge.
§1201.112
Jurisdiction of judge.
§1201.113
Finality of decision.
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Subpart C—PETITIONS FOR REVIEW OF INITIAL DECISIONS

§1201.114
Petition and cross petition for review—content and procedure.
§1201.115
Criteria for granting petition or cross petition for review.
§1201.116
Compliance with orders for interim relief.
§1201.117
Board decisions; procedures for review or reopening.
§1201.118
Board reopening of final decisions.
§1201.119
OPM petition for reconsideration.
§1201.120
Judicial review.
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Subpart D—PROCEDURES FOR ORIGINAL JURISDICTION CASES

General

§1201.121
Scope of jurisdiction; application of subparts B, F, and H.

Special Counsel Disciplinary Actions

§1201.122
Filing complaint; serving documents on parties.
§1201.123
Contents of complaint.
§1201.124
Rights; answer to complaint.
§1201.125
Administrative law judge.
§1201.126
Final decisions.
§1201.127
Judicial review.

Special Counsel Corrective Actions

§1201.128
Filing complaint; serving documents on parties.
§1201.129
Contents of complaint.
§1201.130
Rights; answer to complaint.
§1201.131
Judge.
§1201.132
Final decisions.
§1201.133
Judicial review.

Special Counsel Requests for Stays

§1201.134
Deciding official; filing stay request; serving documents on parties.
§1201.135
Contents of stay request.
§1201.136
Action on stay request.

Actions Against Administrative Law Judges

§1201.137
Covered actions; filing complaint; serving documents on parties.
§1201.138
Contents of complaint.
§1201.139
Rights; answer to complaint.
§1201.140
Judge; requirement for finding of good cause.
§1201.141
Judicial review.
§1201.142
Actions filed by administrative law judges.

Removal From the Senior Executive Service

§1201.143
Right to hearing; filing complaint; serving documents on parties.
§1201.144
Hearing procedures; referring the record.
§1201.145
No appeal.

Requests for Protective Orders

§1201.146
Requests for protective orders by the Special Counsel.
§1201.147
Requests for protective orders by persons other than the Special Counsel.
§1201.148
Enforcement of protective orders.
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Subpart E—PROCEDURES FOR CASES INVOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION

§1201.151
Scope and policy.
§1201.152
Compliance with subpart B procedures.
§1201.153
Contents of appeal.
§1201.154
Time for filing appeal.
§1201.155
Requests for review of arbitrators' decisions.
§1201.156
Time for processing appeals involving allegations of discrimination.
§1201.157
Notice of right to judicial review.

Review of Board Decision

§1201.161
Action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; judicial review.
§1201.162
Board action on the Commission decision; judicial review.

Special Panel

§1201.171
Referral of case to Special Panel.
§1201.172
Organization of Special Panel; designation of members.
§1201.173
Practices and procedures of Special Panel.
§1201.174
Enforcing the Special Panel decision.
§1201.175
Judicial review of cases decided under 5 U.S.C. 7702.
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Subpart F—ENFORCEMENT OF FINAL DECISIONS AND ORDERS

§1201.181
Authority and explanation.
§1201.182
Petition for enforcement.
§1201.183
Procedures for processing petitions for enforcement.
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Subpart G—SAVINGS PROVISIONS

§1201.191
Savings provisions.
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Subpart H—ATTORNEY FEES (PLUS COSTS, EXPERT WITNESS FEES, AND LITIGATION EXPENSES, WHERE APPLICABLE) AND DAMAGES (CONSEQUENTIAL, LIQUIDATED, AND COMPENSATORY)

§1201.201
Statement of purpose.
§1201.202
Authority for awards.
§1201.203
Proceedings for attorney fees.
§1201.204
Proceedings for consequential, liquidated, or compensatory damages.
§1201.205
Judicial review.
Appendix
Appendix I to Part 1201 [Reserved]
Appendix
Appendix II to Part 1201—Appropriate Regional or Field Office for Filing Appeals
Appendix
Appendix III to Part 1201 [Reserved]
Appendix
Appendix IV to Part 1201—Sample Declaration Under 28 U.S.C.1746


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