(a) You may appeal an order to the Director, Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR Director), by filing a Notice of Appeal in the office of the official issuing the order within 30 days from service of the order.
(1) Within the same 30-day period, you must file in the office of the official issuing the order a statement of reasons or written arguments or briefs that include the arguments on the facts or laws that you believe justify reversal or modification of the order.
(2) If you are a designee, when you file your Notice of Appeal you must serve your Notice of Appeal on the lessees for the leases in the order you appealed.
(b) You may not request and will not receive an extension of time for filing the Notice of Appeal.
(c) If the office of the official issuing the order does not receive the Notice of Appeal within the time provided in paragraph (a) of this section, the Notice of Appeal will be considered timely if the office of the official issuing the order receives:
(1) The Notice of Appeal not later than 10 days after the required filing date; and
(2) The officer with whom the Notice of Appeal must be filed determines that the Notice of Appeal was transmitted to the proper office before the filing deadline in paragraph (a) of this section.
(d) If the Notice of Appeal is filed after the grace period provided in paragraph (c) of this section and was not transmitted to the proper office before the filing deadline in paragraph (a) of this section, the ONRR Director will not consider the Notice of Appeal and the case will be closed.
(e) The officer with whom the Notice of Appeal is filed will send the appeal and accompanying papers to the ONRR Director.
(f) The ONRR Director will review the record and render a decision in the case.
(g) If an order involves Indian leases, the Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs will exercise the functions vested in the ONRR Director.
[64 FR 26257, May 13, 1999, as amended at 76 FR 38561, July 1, 2011]
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