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Last revision: April 10, 1992 §1614.405 Decisions on appeals. (a) The Office of Federal Operations, on behalf of the Commission, shall issue a written decision setting forth its reasons for the decision. The Commission shall dismiss appeals in accordance with 1614.107, 1614.403(c) and 1614.410. The decision shall be based on the preponderance of the evidence. If the decision contains a finding of discrimination, appropriate remedy(ies) shall be included and, where appropriate, the entitlement to interest, attorney's fees or costs shall be indicated. The decision shall reflect the date of its issuance, inform the complainant of his or her or her civil action rights, and be transmitted to the complainant and the agency by certified mail, return receipt requested. (b) A decision issued under paragraph (a) of this section is final within the meaning of 1614.408 unless: (1) Either party files a timely request for reconsideration pursuant to 1614.407; or (2) The Commission on its own motion reconsiders the case.