43 CFR 2.81 - What is the Department's policy on granting requests for employee testimony or Department records?

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§ 2.81 What is the Department's policy on granting requests for employee testimony or Department records?
(a) Except for proceedings covered by § 2.80(c) and (d), it is the Department's general policy not to allow its employees to testify or to produce Department records either upon request or by subpoena. However, if you request in writing, the Department will consider whether to allow testimony or production of records under this subpart. The Department's policy ensures the orderly execution of its mission and programs while not impeding any proceeding inappropriately.
(b) No Department employee may testify or produce records in any proceeding to which this subpart applies unless authorized by the Department under §§ 2.80 through 2.90 United States ex rel. Touhy v. Ragen, 340 U.S. 462 (1951).

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Title 43 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 43 CFR 2 after this date.

  • 2014-09-02; vol. 79 # 169 - Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    1. 79 FR 51916 - Privacy Act Regulations; Exemption for the Incident Management, Analysis and Reporting System
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective October 2, 2014.
      43 CFR Part 2