26 U.S. Code § 7452 - Representation of parties

The Secretary shall be represented by the Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service or his delegate in the same manner before the Tax Court as he has heretofore been represented in proceedings before such Court. The taxpayer shall continue to be represented in accordance with the rules of practice prescribed by the Court. No qualified person shall be denied admission to practice before the Tax Court because of his failure to be a member of any profession or calling.


(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 884; Pub. L. 86–368, § 2(a),Sept. 22, 1959, 73 Stat. 648; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, § 1906(b)(13)(A),Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1834.)

1976—Pub. L. 94–455struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
1959—Pub. L. 86–368substituted “Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service or his delegate” for “Assistant General Counsel of the Treasury Department serving as Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, or the delegate of such Chief Counsel,”.
Effective Date of 1959 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 86–368effective when Chief Counsel for Internal Revenue Service first appointed pursuant to amendment of section 7801 of this title by Pub. L. 86–368qualifies and takes office, see section 3 ofPub. L. 86–368, set out as a note under section 7801 of this title.

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