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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1.6. Permanent Disability Rating Determination

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§10156. Formal Rating Determinations.

A formal rating determination will be prepared by the Disability Evaluation Unit when requested by the Appeals Board or a Workers' Compensation Judge on a form specified for that purpose by the Administrative Director. The form will provide for a description of the disability to be rated, the occupation of the injured employee, the employee's age at the time of injury, the date of injury, the formula used, and a notice of submission in accordance with Appeals Board Rules of Practice and Procedure.


Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 124, 4061, 4660, 4662, 4663, 4664 and 5701, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 4-25-91; operative 4-25-91 (Register 91, No. 26). New section is exempt from review by OAL pursuant to Government Code section 11351.

2. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-31-2004 as an emergency; operative 1-1-2005 (Register 2004, No. 53). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-2-2005 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

3. Certificate of Compliance as to 12-31-2004 order transmitted to OAL 4-29-2005 and filed 6-10-2005 (Register 2005, No. 23).

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