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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter BPart 52Subpart C → §52.23


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 52—BOARD FOR CORRECTION OF MILITARY RECORDS OF THE COAST GUARD
Subpart C—General Provisions Regarding Applications


§52.23   Counsel.

(a) Applicants may be represented by counsel at their own expense. Applicants whose cases are processed under the Whistleblower Protection Act and who are granted a hearing by the Board may be entitled to representation by a Coast Guard law specialist. 10 U.S.C. 1034(f)(3)(A).

(b) As used in this part, the term “counsel” includes attorneys who are members in good standing of any bar; accredited representatives of veterans' organizations recognized by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 5902; and other persons who, in the opinion of the Chair, are competent to represent the applicant for correction. Whenever the term “applicant” is used in these rules, except in §52.21(c), the term shall mean an applicant or his or her counsel.

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