(1) The purpose of this subchapter is to ensure compliance with the workers' compensation and occupational disease acts administered by the department. The department strives to accomplish this purpose through education, consensus building, and dedication to customer service.
(2) Except as noted in ARM 24.2.101, the procedural rules applicable to this subchapter are the attorney general's model procedural rules found in ARM 1.3.102 and 1.3.205 through 1.3.233. A copy of the model rules may be obtained by contacting the Attorney General's Office, Justice Center, 215 North Sanders, P.O. Box 201401, Helena, MT 59604, telephone (406) 444-2026.
(3) Persons wanting information about these rules or workers' compensation issues may contact the Employment Relations Division, 1805 Prospect, P.O. Box 8011, Helena, Montana 59604-8011, telephone (406) 444-6530.
History: 2-4-201, 39-71-203 and 39-72-203 MCA; IMP, Title 2, chapters 3 and 4 MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, 1983 MAR p. 992, Eff. 7/29/83; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 1673, Eff. 7/1/96.