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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 9. Filing and Service of Documents

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§ 10600. Time for Actions.

(a) The time in which any act provided by these rules is to be performed is computed by excluding the first day and including the last.
(b) Unless otherwise provided by law, if the last day for exercising or performing any right or duty to act or respond falls on a weekend, or on a holiday for which the offices of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board are closed, the act or response may be performed or exercised upon the next business day.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 5307, 5309 and 5708, Labor Code. Reference: Section 5316, Labor Code; Sections 6700, 6701 and 6707, Government Code; and Sections 10, 12, 12a, 12b, 13 and 135, Code of Civil Procedure.
1. 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).
2. Amendment of article 9 heading, repealer of former section 10600 and renumbering of former section 10508 to section 10600, including amendment of section heading and section, 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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