38 CFR 14.500 - Functions and responsibilities of General Counsel.

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§ 14.500 Functions and responsibilities of General Counsel.
The General Counsel is responsible to the Secretary for the following:
(a) All litigation arising in, or out of, the activities of the Department of Veterans Affairs or involving any employee thereof in his or her official capacity.
(b) All interpretative legal advice involving construction or application of laws, including statutes, regulations, and decisional as well as common law.
(c) All legal services, advice and assistance required to implement any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
(d) All delegations of authority and professional guidance required to meet these responsibilities.
(e) Maintenance of a system of field offices capable of providing legal advice and assistance to all Department of Veterans Affairs field installations and acting for the General Counsel as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs Regulations and instructions, or as directed by the General Counsel in special cases. This includes cooperation with U.S. Attorneys in all civil and criminal cases pertaining to the Department of Veterans Affairs and reporting to the U.S. Attorneys, as authorized, or to the General Counsel, or both, criminal matters coming to the attention of the Regional Counsel.
(f) Other matters assigned.
[42 FR 41410, Aug. 17, 1977]

Title 38 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-09-05; vol. 79 # 172 - Friday, September 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 52977 - Substitution in Case of Death of Claimant
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective October 6, 2014.
      38 CFR Parts 3, 14, and 20

Title 38 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR 14 after this date.

  • 2014-09-05; vol. 79 # 172 - Friday, September 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 52977 - Substitution in Case of Death of Claimant
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective October 6, 2014.
      38 CFR Parts 3, 14, and 20