Rule 556. Unemployment Compensation Cases.
A claimant-appellant in an unemployment compensation matter may proceed in forma pauperis without applying for leave to do so. The petition for review, papers transmitted therewith and papers subsequently tendered by the part in such a matter shall be filed by the clerk without the payment of any fee required under Chapter 27 (fees and costs in appellate courts and on appeal).
A claimant-appellant in a workers compensation matter, who was within the scope of the former version of this Rule, remains free to apply for leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to Rule 553.
The provisions of this Rule 556 amended December 22, 1983, effective January 1, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 43. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (50288).
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