• Part Number:
    2204
  • Part Number Title:
    Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act
  • Subpart:
    2204 Subpart C
  • Subpart Title:
    Procedures for Considering Applications
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Settlement.
  • GPO Source:

The applicant and the Secretary may agree on a proposed settlement of the award before final action on the application, either in connection with a settlement of the underlying proceeding, or after the underlying proceeding has been concluded. If a prevailing party and the Secretary agree on a proposed settlement of an award before an application has been field, the application shall be filed with the proposed settlement.