28 U.S. Code § 1296 - Review of certain agency actions

§ 1296.
Review of certain agency actions
(a)Jurisdiction.—Subject to the provisions of chapter 179, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit shall have jurisdiction over a petition for review of a final decision under chapter 5 of title 3 of—
an appropriate agency (as determined under section 454 of title 3);
the Federal Labor Relations Authority made under part D of subchapter II of section 7123 of title 5; orchapter 5 of title 3, notwithstanding
the Secretary of Labor or the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, made under part C of subchapter II of chapter 5 of title 3.
(b)Filing of Petition.—
Any petition for review under this section must be filed within 30 days after the date the petitioner receives notice of the final decision.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1296, added Pub. L. 97–164, title I, § 127(a), Apr. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 39, related to precedence of cases in United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 98–620, title IV, § 402(29)(C), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3359.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 104–331, § 3(d), Oct. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 4071, provided that:

“The amendments made by this section [enacting this section and October 1, 1997.”sections 1413 and 3901 to 3908 of this title and amendingsections 1346 and 2402 of this title] shall take effect on


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