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National Appeals Division Hearing Guide

This guide outlines the policies and procedures of the U. S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Appeals Division (NAD). Actions of NAD are governed by regulations codified at Part 11 of Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations (7 C.F.R.). This guide sets forth policy for NAD activities from appealability reviews through hearings and reconsiderations to Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) reviews. It outlines policies and procedures for employee conduct, managing the hearing process, preparing determinations, and ensuring the quality and consistency of correspondence and determinations.

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Last Modified: 010/15/2008


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