1 CFR 51.7 - What publications are eligible?

§ 51.7 What publications are eligible? Link to an amendment published at 79 FR 66278, Nov. 7, 2014.
(a) A publication is eligible for incorporation by reference under5 U.S.C. 552(a) if it—
(1) Conforms to the policy stated in§ 51.1;
(2) Is published data, criteria, standards, specifications, techniques, illustrations, or similar material;
(3) Substantially reduces the volume of material published in theFederal Register; and
(4) Is reasonably available to and usable by the class of persons affected by the publication. In determining whether a publication is usable, the Director will consider—
(i) The completeness and ease of handling of the publication; and
(ii) Whether it is bound, numbered, and organized.
(b) The Director will assume that a publication produced by the same agency that is seeking its approval is inappropriate for incorporation by reference. A publication produced by the agency may be approved, if, in the judgment of the Director, it meets the requirements of paragraph (a) and possesses other unique or highly unusual qualities. A publication may be approved if it cannot be printed using theFederal Register/Code of Federal Regulations printing system.
(c) The following materials are not appropriate for incorporation by reference:
(1) Material published previously in theFederal Register.
(2) Material published in theUnited States Code.
Effective Date Note:
At 79 FR 66278, Nov. 7, 2014, § 51.7 was amended by revising paragraph (a), effective Jan. 6, 2015. For the convenience of the user, the revised text is set forth as follows:
§ 51.7 What publications are eligible?
(a) A publication is eligible for incorporation by reference under5 U.S.C. 552(a) if it—
(1) Conforms to the policy stated in§ 51.1;
(2)
(i) Is published data, criteria, standards, specifications, techniques, illustrations, or similar material; and
(ii) Does not detract from the usefulness of theFederal Register publication system; and
(3) Is reasonably available to and usable by the class of persons affected. In determining whether a publication is usable, the Director will consider—
(i) The completeness and ease of handling of the publication; and
(ii) Whether it is bound, numbered, and organized, as applicable.

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