04 NCAC 24C .0102 TIMELINESS EXCEPTION
Timeliness sanctions shall be waived by the Appeals Referee when DES or an agent state representative gives misleading information on appeal rights to a party, if the party:
(1) establishes what he or she was told was misleading and how he or she was misled, pursuant to the procedures in 04 NCAC 24C .0101;
(2) identifies, if possible, the individual who misled him or her; and
(3) establishes that DES did not provide the party with any written instructions contrary to the misleading information with service of the decision being appealed.
History Note: Authority G.S. 96-4; 96-15;
Eff. July 1, 2015;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2018.