WAC 182-526-0540

Effective February 1, 2013

WAC 182-526-0540 How clerical errors are corrected in the initial orders.

1. A clerical error is a mistake that does not change the intent of the initial order.


2.  The administrative law judge corrects clerical errors in the initial order by entering and serving a second decision referred to as a corrected initial order.


3.  Some examples of clerical error are:

a.  Missing or incorrect words or numbers;

b.  Dates inconsistent with the decision or evidence in the record such as using May 3, 1989, instead of May 3, 1998; or

c.  Math errors when adding the total of an overpayment.


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