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§28-41-24  Conclusiveness of decisions – Reopening in cases of fraud or coercion. –

Published: 2015

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SECTION 28-41-24

   § 28-41-24  Conclusiveness of decisions

– Reopening in cases of fraud or coercion. –

All final determinations and decisions shall be conclusive upon all parties in

interest, including the director. The director, appeal tribunal, or board of

review shall reopen a determination or decision or revoke permission for

withdrawal of an appeal if:

   (1) He, she, or it finds that a worker or employer has been

defrauded or coerced in connection with the determination, decision, or

withdrawal of the appeal; and

   (2) The defrauded or coerced person informs the appropriate

officer or body of the fraud or coercion within sixty (60) days after he or she

has become aware of the fraud or within sixty (60) days after the coercion has

been removed.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 7; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, § 1; impl. am. P.L.

1953, ch. 3206, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-41-24.)