The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board shall inquire into the adequacy of all compromise and release agreements and stipulations with request for award, and may set the matter for hearing to take evidence when necessary to determine whether the agreement should be approved or disapproved, or issue findings and awards.
Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5001, 5002 and 5702, Labor Code.
1. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 12-19-2002; operative
1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section
11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).