(1) The rules are necessarily based on conditions which are considered to apply in the great majority of situations. Individual circumstances may exist in which application of the rule seems to work in opposition to the objective desired. This may occur when an individual's situation differs from that of the majority or when his circumstances are peculiar. In these cases, exceptions may be considered.
(2) An exception cannot be made to a specific provision of the law. However, individual case exception to a rule or procedure not specifically enunciated in the law can be authorized by the department of veterans affairs when it appears to be in the best interest of overall economy and the individual's welfare.
(3) Exception decisions are not subject to the fair hearing procedure of WAC 484-20-105
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070 and chapter 72.36 RCW. 04-19-026, § 484-10-050, filed 9/9/04, effective 10/10/04; Order 7659, § 484-10-050, filed 7/28/77.]