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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 1.6. Ethical Standards of Workers' Compensation Referees; Enforcement of Standards
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§9721.32. Duty to Report Ethics Violations.

When circumstances warrant, a workers' compensation administrative law judge shall take or initiate appropriate corrective action, which may include reporting to the appropriate authority, in respect to a workers' compensation administrative law judge, lawyer, party, or other person who engages in unprofessional, fraudulent or other improper conduct of which the workers' compensation administrative law judge becomes aware through personal knowledge or based upon information the judge reasonably believes to be competent and reliable.

     Note: Authority cited: Sections 123.6, 133 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 111 and 123.6, Labor Code.  

1. New section filed 11-30-95; operative 12-1-95. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 95, No. 48).

2. Amendment of section heading and section filed 8-25-2008; operative 9-24-2008 (Register 2008, No. 35).

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