1222. Board Action

The Board, on its own motion or on the request of any party, may hold a hearing on any individual adjustment petition without the petition first being heard by a hearing examiner. For purposes of these regulations, the Board shall be considered a hearing examiner when holding a hearing under this Section. In the event that the Board elects to hold a hearing, the decision of the Board shall be the final decision of the Board, except as provided in Section 1244