29 CFR § 2570.161 - Definitions.
For 502(c)(8) civil penalty proceedings, this section shall apply in lieu of the definitions in § 18.2 of this title:
(e) Consent agreement means any written document containing a specified proposed remedy or other relief acceptable to the Department and consenting parties;
(g) Final order means the final decision or action of the Department of Labor concerning the assessment of a civil penalty under ERISA section 502(c)(8) against a particular party. Such final order may result from a decision of an administrative law judge or the Secretary, the failure of a party to file a statement of reasonable cause described in § 2560.502c-8(e) of this chapter within the prescribed time limits, or the failure of a party to invoke the procedures for hearings or appeals under this title within the prescribed time limits. Such a final order shall constitute final agency action within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 704;
(h) Hearing means that part of a proceeding which involves the submission of evidence, by either oral presentation or written submission, to the administrative law judge;
(i) Order means the whole or any part of a final procedural or substantive disposition of a matter under ERISA section 502(c)(8);
(k) Person includes an individual, partnership, corporation, employee benefit plan, association, exchange or other entity or organization;
(m) Pleading means the notice as defined in § 2560.502c-8(g) of this chapter, the answer to the notice, any supplement or amendment thereto, and any reply that may be permitted to any answer, supplement or amendment;
(p) Secretary means the Secretary of Labor and includes, pursuant to any delegation of authority by the Secretary, any assistant secretary (including the Assistant Secretary for Employee Benefits Security), administrator, commissioner, appellate body, board, or other official; and
(q) Solicitor means the Solicitor of Labor or his or her delegate.
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