Certified means having the certification that OPM, with OMB concurrence, grants under 5 U.S.C. 5307 and part 430, subpart D of this chapter only to a performance appraisal system that makes, in its design and application, meaningful distinctions based on relative performance. In this subpart, the term certified refers to a performance appraisal system that has this certification, including a performance appraisal system for which certification has been reinstated after suspension under 430.405(h) of this chapter.


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