04 NCAC 24A .0110          LIMITATION ON AUTHORITY GRANTED BY Power of attorney

(a)  A representative authorized to act for a claimant or employer pursuant to a power of attorney shall not enter appeals or protests from any decisions made by an adjudicator, appeals referee, hearing officer, the Assistant Secretary, the Board of Review, or any other employee authorized to act on behalf of DES or the Board of Review, unless the representative is qualified to serve as a legal representative pursuant to G.S. 96-17(b).

(b)  A representative authorized to act for a claimant or employer pursuant to a power of attorney may appear as a witness, but shall not represent the claimant or employer in any hearings conducted by DES, the Board of Review, or any employee designated to act on behalf of DES or the Board of Review.

(c)  An individual authorized to act as a legal representative in a hearing before an Appeals Referee shall submit notice in writing to the Appeals Referee in accordance with 04 NCAC 24C .0302.

(d)  An individual authorized to act as a legal representative in a hearing before the Board of Review, or to enter an appeal or protest before the Board of Review, shall submit notice in writing in accordance with 04 NCAC 24F .0204.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 84-2.1; 84-4; 84-4.1; 84-5; 96-4; 96-17;

Eff. September 1, 2017.