14 CFR 1261.311 - Claims requiring Department of Justice approval or consultation.
(a) When in the opinion of the NASA official designated in § 1261.308, Department of Justice approval or consultation may be required, pursuant to 28 CFR part 14, in connection with a claim being acted upon under the Federal Tort Claims Act, the following papers shall be forwarded to the General Counsel:
(1) A short and concise statement of the facts of the claim.
(2) Copies of all relevant portions of the claim file.
(3) A statement of the recommendations or views of the forwarding official.
(b) A claim forwarded to the General Counsel in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section, or upon which the General Counsel is acting pursuant to § 1261.308(c), shall be referred to the Department of Justice when, in the opinion of the General Counsel, Department of Justice approval or consultation is required or may be appropriate.