41 FR 18513, May 5, 1976, unless otherwise noted.
This part is intended to promote efficient and effective use of Corporation funds. It does not apply to any case or matter in which assistance is not being rendered with funds provided under the Act.
Appeal means any appellate proceeding in a civil action as defined by law or usage in the jurisdiction in which the action is filed.
The governing body of a recipient shall adopt a policy and procedure for review of every appeal to an appellate court taken from a decision of any court or tribunal. The policy adopted shall
(a) Discourage frivolous appeals, and
(b) Give appropriate consideration to priorities in resource allocation adopted by the governing body, or required by the Act, or Regulations of the Corporation; but
(c) Shall not interfere with the professional responsibilities of an attorney to a client.