Scheme Nickname: 
Office of the Director / Ad Hoc Appeals Board

Appeals to the Director, or an Ad Ho c Appeals Board appointed by the Director, in cases not falling within the appellate review jurisdiction of an established Appeals Board and not excepted from the review authority delegated to the Director and not from a solely administrative or discretionary activity.

Except for cases or decisions subject to the Contract Disputes Act of 1978, the Director, pursuant to his delegated authority from the Secretary, may assume jurisdiction of any case before any board of the Office or review any decision of any board of the Office or direct reconsideration of any decision by any board of the Office. 43 C.F.R. 4.5

Adjudication Levels: 
LevelName of OfficeSub-Agency/Bureau/Division:Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?
Hearing Level
Office of Hearings and Appeals
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: