38 CFR § 20.1
Rule 1. Purpose and construction of Rules of Practice
November 5, 2020

(a) Purpose. These rules establish the practices and procedures governing appeals to the Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board).

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501(a), 7102, 7104)

(b) Construction. These rules are to be construed to secure a just and speedy decision in every appeal.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501(a), 5107, 7104)

[57 FR 4109, Feb. 3, 1992, as amended at 84 FR 179, Jan. 18, 2019]

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