16 CFR 5.54 - Referral to the Office of Government Ethics and to the Department of Justice.
(a) The General Counsel shall make a preliminary determination of whether the matter appears frivolous and, if not, shall expeditiously transmit any available information to the Director of the Office of Government Ethics and to the Criminal Division, Department of Justice.
(b) Unless the Department of Justice communicates to the Commission that it does not intend to initiate criminal prosecution, the General Counsel shall coordinate any investigation or proceeding under this part with the Department of Justice in order to avoid prejudicing criminal proceedings.
Title 16 published on 2015-12-04.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 16 CFR Part 5.