32 CFR § 1909.1 - Authority and purpose.
(a) Authority. This part is issued under the authority of and in order to implement section 4.4 of Executive Order 13526, as amended (or successor Orders); section 1.6 of Executive Order 12333, as amended (or successor Orders); section 102A of the National Security Act of 1947, as amended; and section 6 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1947, as amended.
(b) Purpose. This part prescribes procedures for waiving the need-to-know requirement for access to classified information with respect to persons:
(2) Requesting access to classified CIA information as a former Presidential or Vice Presidential appointee or designee; or