9.01: Scope and Authority
452 CMR 9.00 is promulgated pursuant to M.G.L. c. 152, § 5 for the purpose of carrying out a portion of the adjudicatory responsibilities mandated under M.G.L. c. 152. The administrative rules and procedures contained in 452 CMR 9.00 set forth uniform procedures which apply to all administrative proceedings before the Department other than those heard before the Division of Dispute Resolution and conducted under the adjudicatory rules set forth in 452 CMR 1.00: Adjudicatory Rules of the Industrial Accident Board.