subject to the rules and regulations contained in this chapter may petition in
writing to CLEET or its designated agent for interpretation of a specific rule,
regulation or order as to the applicability of said rule, regulation or order and
its effect on petitioner. In petitioning CLEET for a declaratory ruling the
following procedures must be followed:
petition must be in writing and submitted to CLEET or its designated
(2) The petition shall state
with specificity the rule, regulation or order in question; and
(3) The petition shall state a brief, concise
statement of facts in question; and
(4) The petition shall pose a specific
question(s) to be answered by CLEET.
(5) The petition must further allege that
application or the threatened application of said rule or regulation interferes
with or impairs or threatens to interfere with or impair, the legal rights or
privileges of the petitioner.
(b) CLEET or its designated agent shall make a
declaratory ruling based upon the rule, regulation, facts, and question(s)
(c) The petitioner will be
notified of the declaratory ruling in writing by the U.S. Mail.
(d) The declaratory ruling will apply only to
the petitioner unless CLEET or its designated agent finds that said ruling is
general in nature and not unique to the petitioner.
(e) A declaratory ruling or refusal to issue
such ruling, shall be subject to judicial review in the manner provided for
review of decisions in individual proceedings in the Administrative Procedures