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I have created a custom workflow in SharePoint Designer where I want users to have the ability to approve anothers task if need be. I use a "Custom Task Process" to assign the task to the user.

When a user with higher permission levels, in this case "Full Control" permissions, trys to approve the task for the individual they are prompted with a SharePoint error message that they cannot approve tasks which are assigned to another individual.

What preplexes me is I have a similiar workflow, in which I use the "Custom Task Process" and users with Approver or Full Control permissions can approve another individuals tasks.

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How are the item level permissions set on both lists in the list's Advanced Settings? –  Eric Alexander May 11 '12 at 19:54
The same, we met with our outside consulting firm, and they believe it had to do with the Site being a subsite and not at the root level of the site collection. –  Patrick_J May 17 '12 at 20:25

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