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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 30. Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Chapter 50. Rules of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

16VAC30-50-10. Definitions.

This chapter is issued to provide procedures to identify and resolve disputed issues promptly through informal dispute resolution or hearing.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Act" means the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act.

"Commission" means the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission.

"Employer" includes the employer's insurance carrier unless the context otherwise requires.

"Jurisdiction claim number" or "JCN" is the case number assigned by the commission and should be on all documents filed with the commission. This is different than the claim number from an insurance carrier.

"Signature" is a person's endorsement and may be handwritten, typed, electronic, or any other form allowed by the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 65.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR405-01-06, eff. January 1, 1994; amended Virginia Register Volume 40, Issue 7, eff. January 4, 2024.

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