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Agency Scheme: 
Hearing Level: Basic Structure
Name of Hearing Office (local name): 
Office of the Executive Director
Name of Hearing Office (global name): 
National Credit Union Administration: Office of the Executive Director
Hearing Officer #1 (Title): 
Hearing Official
Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at the hearing-level stage?: 
Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 

Per 12 CFR 797.4, the Executive Director is delegated the authority to collect debts that are owed to the government.

Per 12 CFR 797.7(c) and 797.21(a), both when (1) the creditor is NCUA and the debtor is a NCUA employee and (2) the creditor is NCUA and the debtor is not a NCUA employee, but "NCUA cannot provide a prompt and appropriate hearing," NCUA may contact an agency included in a list in Appendix A to 5 CFR 581. The regulations otherwise do not specify which office or who conducts the hearing.

PROCESS & PROCEDURE - General Information
Regulations/rules of practice for hearings (please include CFR citations): 
12 CFR 797.9, 12 CFR 797.21
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - Pre-Hearing Procedure
Is discovery permitted by either party at the hearing-level stage?: 
Does the hearing officer have subpoena authority?: 
Are parties provided notice of hearing?: 
Yes (All Types of Cases)
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - Hearing Procedure
What types of hearings are permitted at the hearing-level stage?: 
Written (Document-Only) Hearing
How is the type of hearing selected: 
By Agency
By Private Party
Required by Rule
How many hearing officers preside at each hearing?: 
Is witness testimony permitted at hearings?: 
Varies by Case
If "Varies by Case," please describe: 
Witness testimony may be permitted at oral hearings; however, this question is N/A for document-only hearings.
Can third-parties submit amicus briefs and/or evidence?: 
Are hearings recorded and/or transcribed?: 
N/A (Document-Only Hearings)
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - Post-Hearing Procedure
Who typically drafts the decision at the hearing-level stage?: 
Adjudication Officer
Who has authority to issue final decisions?: 
Adjudication Officer
Do agency regulations or guidance provide time limits for issuance of final decisions?: 
Yes (All Types of Cases)
If "Yes," please specify these time limit(s): 
60 days
Is judicial review available after issuance of a final decision?: 
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - Case Management
Does the agency permit web-based electronic filing of hearing-related briefs or other documents?: 
Are final decisions published and/or posted on the agency website?: 
Do agency regulations/rules of practice specify the contents of the administrative record at the hearing-level stage?: 
Do agency regulations/rules of practice provide for closure of the record at the hearing-level stage (subject to applicable exce: 
Comments/Notes on Hearing-Level Process & Procedures (Optional): 
Per 12 CFR 797.7(d), the debtor may request an oral hearing, though NCUA is not obligated to provide one (see also 12 CFR 797.20(b)). In the event an oral hearing is provided, it "is not required to be a formal evidentiary hearing, although NCUA shall document all significant matters discussed at the hearing." The hearing official maintains a summary record of the oral hearing, should one be held. An oral hearing can be required by 12 CFR 797.7(d), or under 12 CFR 797.21 if the hearing official determines that the matter cannot be resolved by an examination of the documents alone.
ADR: General Information
Is ADR available at one or more points during the hearing process?: 
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified