5 U.S. Code § 1306 - Oaths to witnesses

The Director of the Office of Personnel Management and authorized representatives of the Director may administer oaths to witnesses in matters pending before the Office.


(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 402; Pub. L. 95–454, title IX, § 906(a)(13),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1226.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Derivation U.S. Code Revised Statutes and Statutes at Large
5 U.S.C. 634. Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, § 1 (last par. under “Civil Service Commission”), 37 Stat. 372.
[Uncodified]. 1949 Reorg. Plan No. 5, § 2(c), eff. Aug. 19, 1949, 63 Stat. 1069.

The section is rewritten to reflect expansion of authority of the Commission to include its Chairman under section 2(c) of 1949 Reorg. Plan No. 5.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.

1978—Pub. L. 95–454substituted provisions respecting powers of the Director of the Office of Personnel Management in administering oaths in matters before the Office for provisions respecting powers of the Chairman of the Civil Service Commission and each Commissioner in administering oaths in matters before the Commission.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–454effective 90 days after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 907 ofPub. L. 95–454, set out as a note under section 1101 of this title.

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