28 CFR 71.14 - Separation of functions.

§ 71.14 Separation of functions.

(a) The investigating official, the reviewing official, and any employee or agent of the authority who takes part in investigating, preparing, or presenting a particular case may not, in such case or a factually related case.

(1) Participate in the hearing as the ALJ;

(2) Participate or advise in the initial decision or the review of the initial decision by the authority head, except as a witness or a representative in public proceedings; or

(3) Make the collection of penalties and assessments under 31 U.S.C. 3806.

(b) The ALJ shall not be responsible to or subject to the supervision or direction of the investigating official or the reviewing official.

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United States Code
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Title 28 published on 17-May-2018 03:23

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 28 CFR Part 71 after this date.

  • 2016-06-30; vol. 81 # 126 - Thursday, June 30, 2016
    1. 81 FR 42491 - Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
      Interim final rule with request for comments.
      Effective date: This rule is effective August 1, 2016. Public comments: Written comments must be postmarked and electronic comments must be submitted on or before August 29, 2016. Commenters should be aware that the electronic Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) will accept comments submitted prior to Midnight Eastern Time on the last day of the comment period.
      28 CFR Parts 20, 22, 36, 68, 71, 76, and 85