District of Columbia Police Association and U.S. Department of the Interior, United States Park Police



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06:0326(58)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 6 FLRA No. 58
 
 MR. GRANT E. MORRIS
 O'CONNOR AND HANNAN
 ATTORNEYS AT LAW
 1919 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW.
 SUITE 800
 WASHINGTON, D.C. 20006
 
                     RE:  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA POLICE
                            ASSOCIATION AND U.S. DEPARTMENT OF
                            THE INTERIOR, UNITED STATES PARK
                            POLICE, Case No. O-NG-407
 
 DEAR MR. MORRIS:
 
    BY AUTHORITY LETTER OF JANUARY 15, 1981, YOU WERE ADVISED THAT
 PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION OF YOUR PETITION FOR REVIEW IN THE
 ABOVE-ENTITLED CASE DISCLOSED A NUMBER OF APPARENT DEFICIENCIES IN
 MEETING CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE AUTHORITY'S RULES AND REGULATIONS (A
 COPY OF WHICH WAS ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION).  SPECIFICALLY, AS WAS
 NOTED IN THE AUTHORITY'S LETTER, YOUR APPEAL FAILED TO COMPLY WITH THE
 REQUIREMENTS OF SECTIONS 2424.4(A)(1), 2424.4(A)(2) AND 2424.4(B) (5 CFR
 2424.4(A)(1), 2424.4(A)(2) AND 2424.4(B)(1981)).
 
    YOU WERE ALSO ADVISED IN THE AUTHORITY'S LETTER THAT FURTHER
 PROCESSING OF THE APPEAL WAS CONTINGENT UPON COMPLIANCE WITH THE
 DESIGNATED PROVISIONS OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS.  IN THIS REGARD,
 YOU WERE INFORMED OF THE SPECIFIC ACTIONS THAT HAD TO BE TAKEN TO COMPLY
 AND COMPLETE THE APPEAL, AND YOU WERE AFFORDED TIME IN WHICH TO TAKE
 THOSE ACTIONS.  FINALLY, YOU WERE ADVISED THAT FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH
 THE CITED REQUIREM