9 CFR § 590.370 - Cost of appeals.

§ 590.370 Cost of appeals.
Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 68673, Oct. 29, 2020.
Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 68676, Oct. 29, 2020.

(a) There shall be no cost to the appellant when the appeal inspection discloses a material error was made in the original determination.

(b) The costs of an appeal shall be borne by the appellant at an hourly rate of $27.36, including travel time and expenses if the appeal was frivolous, including but not being limited to the following: The appeal inspection discloses that no material error was made in the original inspection, the condition of the product has undergone a material change since the original inspection, the original lot has changed in some manner, or the Act or these regulations have not been complied with.

[36 FR 9814, May 28, 1971. Redesignated at 42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, as amended at 46 FR 49571, Oct. 7, 1981. Redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981, as amended at 58 FR 57539, Oct. 26, 1993; 59 FR 52636, Oct. 18, 1994]