96.601 - Purpose and scope of subpart.

(a) The purpose of this subpart is to set forth procedures by which grantees and contractors may appeal final determinations by DOL officials responsible for audit resolution as a result of audits, where such appeal rights and procedures are not established elsewhere in regulations and statutes administered by DOL or its subagencies. This subpart shall not apply where such appeal rights and procedures are so specified elsewhere.
(b) Subgrantees and subcontractors shall have only such appeal rights as may exist in subgrants or subcontracts with the respective grantees or contractors.
(c) For the purpose of this subpart, the term grant shall include all agreements for Federal assistance from DOL which are not contracts as defined in the Contract Disputes Act.