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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 7. Petitions, Pleadings and Forms

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§ 10536. Petition for New and Further Disability.

The jurisdiction of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board under Labor Code section 5410 shall be invoked by a petition setting forth specifically and in detail the facts relied upon to establish new and further disability.
If no prior Application for Adjudication of Claim has been filed, jurisdiction shall be invoked by the filing of an original Application for Adjudication of Claim.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5410 and 5803, Labor Code.
1. Repealer and new section exempt from OAL review pursuant to Government Code section 11351 filed 12-19-90; operative 1-1-91 (Register 91, No. 7).
2. Amendment of 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).
3. Renumbering of former section 10536 to section 10647 and renumbering and amendment of former section 10458 to section 10536 filed 12-17-2019; operative 1-1-2020. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2019, No. 51).

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