43 CFR 2.88 - What criteria will the Department consider in responding to my Touhy Request?

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§ 2.88 What criteria will the Department consider in responding to my Touhy Request?
In deciding whether to grant your Touhy Request, the appropriate Department official will consider:
(a) Your ability to obtain the testimony or records from another source;
(b) The appropriateness of the employee testimony and record production under the relevant regulations of procedure and substantive law, including the FOIA or the Privacy Act; and
(c) Our ability to:
(1) Conduct our official business unimpeded;
(2) Maintain impartiality in conducting our business;
(3) Minimize the possibility that we will become involved in issues that are not related to our mission or programs;
(4) Avoid spending public employee's time for private purposes;
(5) Avoid the negative cumulative effect of granting similar requests;
(6) Ensure that privileged or protected matters remain confidential; and
(7) Avoid undue burden on us.

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