38 CFR 42.27 - Computation of time.

§ 42.27 Computation of time.

(a) In computing any period of time under this part or in an order issued thereunder, the time begins with the date following the act, event, or default, and includes the last day of the period, unless it is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday observed by the Federal government, in which event it includes the next business day.

(b) When the period of time allowed is less than seven days, intermediate Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays observed by the Federal government shall be excluded from the computation.

(c) Where a document has been served or issued by placing it in the mail, an additional five days will be added to the time permitted for any response.

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Title 38 published on 2015-12-03

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 42 after this date.

  • 2016-09-23; vol. 81 # 185 - Friday, September 23, 2016
    1. 81 FR 65551 - Federal Civil Penalties Adjustment Act Amendments
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      Final rule.
      Effective Date: Effective September 23, 2016, the interim final rule published June 22, 2016 (81 FR 40523) is adopted as final.
      38 CFR Parts 36 and 42