16 CFR 0.5 - Laws authorizing monetary claims.

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§ 0.5 Laws authorizing monetary claims.
The Commission is authorized to entertain monetary claims against it under three statutes. The Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. 2671-2680) provides that the United States will be liable for injury or loss of property or personal injury or death caused by the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of its employees acting within the scope of their employment or office. The Military Personnel and Civilian Employees Claims Act of 1964 (31 U.S.C. 3701, 3721) authorizes the Commission to compensate employees' claims for damage to or loss of personal property incident to their service. The Equal Access to Justice Act (5 U.S.C. 504 and 28 U.S.C. 2412) provides that an eligible prevailing party other than the United States will be awarded fees and expenses incurred in connection with any adversary adjudicative and court proceeding, unless the adjudicative officer finds that the agency was substantially justified or that special circumstances make an award unjust. In addition, eligible parties, including certain small businesses, will be awarded fees and expenses incurred in defending against an agency demand that is substantially in excess of the final decision of the adjudicative officer and is unreasonable when compared with such decision under the facts and circumstances of the case, unless the adjudicative officer finds that the party has committed a willful violation of law or otherwise acted in bad faith, or special circumstances make an award unjust. Questions may be addressed to the Office of the General Counsel, (202) 326-2462.
[63 FR 36340, July 6, 1998]

Title 16 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-10-03; vol. 79 # 192 - Friday, October 3, 2014
    1. 79 FR 59962 - Final Rule: Safety Standard for Magnet Sets
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      CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      This rule will become effective on April 1, 2015. The incorporation by reference of the publication listed in this rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of April 1, 2015.
      16 CFR Part 1240

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U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

Title 16 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-10-16; vol. 79 # 200 - Thursday, October 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 62081 - Substantial Product Hazard List: Seasonal and Decorative Lighting Products
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      Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
      Written comments must be received by December 30, 2014.
      16 CFR Part 1120