5 CFR 1203.12 - Granting or denying the request for regulation review.
(a) The Board, in its sole discretion, may grant or deny an interested person's request for regulation review. It will grant a request for regulation review that the Special Counsel submits. It will not, however, review a regulation before its effective date.
(b) After considering the request for regulation review, the Board will issue an order granting or denying the request in whole or in part. Orders in which the Board grants the request, in whole or in part, will identify the agency or agencies involved, if any. They also will include the following:
(1) A citation identifying the regulation being challenged;
(2) A description of the issues to be addressed;
(3) The docket number assigned to the proceedings; and
(4) Instructions covering the review proceedings, including information regarding the time limits for filing submissions related to the request.