28 U.S. Code Chapter 40 - INDEPENDENT COUNSEL

Sec. 591. Applicability of provisions of this chapter. 592. Preliminary investigation and application for appointment of an independent counsel. 593. Duties of the division of the court. 594. Authority and duties of an independent counsel. 595. Congressional oversight. 596. Removal of an independent counsel; termination of office. 597. Relationship with Department of Justice. 598. Severability. 599. Termination of effect of chapter.

1987—Pub. L. 100–191, § 2,Dec. 15, 1987, 101 Stat. 1293, amended chapter 40 heading and analysis generally, substituting items 591 to 599 for former items 591 to 598.
1986—Pub. L. 99–554, title I, § 144(g)(1),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3097, substituted “40” for “39” as chapter designation.
1983—Pub. L. 97–409, § 2(a)(1)(A),Jan. 3, 1983, 96 Stat. 2039, substituted “independent counsel” for “special prosecutor” in chapter heading and in items 592, 594, and 596.

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