Default Adjudicative Process Law and Legal Definition

According to 14 CFR 17.3 (Title 14 - Aeronautics And Space; Chapter I - Federal Aviation Administration, Department Of Transportation; Subchapter B - Procedural Rules; Part 17 - Procedures For Protests And Contracts Disputes; Subpart A – General), Default Adjudicative Process is “an adjudicative process used to resolve protests or contract disputes where the parties cannot achieve resolution through informal communication or the use of ADR. The Default Adjudicative Process is conducted by a DRO or Special Master selected by the Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition to serve as "adjudicative officers," as that term is used in part 14 of this chapter.”