842.17 Delegations of authority.§ 842.17 Delegations of authority.
(a) Settlement authority. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated the authority to assign areas of responsibility and designate functional responsibility for claims under the Military Personnel and Civilian Employees' Claims Act to The Judge Advocate General (TJAG).
(b) Reconsideration authority. A settlement authority has the same authority specified in paragraph (a) of this section. However, with the exception of TJAG, a settlement authority may not deny a claim on reconsideration that it, or its delegate, had previously denied.
(c) Authority to reduce, withdraw and restore delegated settlement authority. Any superior settlement authority may reduce, withdraw, or restore delegated authority.[81 FR 83688, Nov. 22, 2016]