32 CFR 352a.6 - Authorities.
The Director, DFAS, is specifically delegated authority to:
(a) Represent the C, DoD, on finance and accounting matters.
(b) Have free and direct access to, and communicate with, DoD Components and other Executive Departments and Agencies concerning finance and accounting activities, as necessary.
(c) Enter into agreements with DoD Components and other Government or Non-Government entities for the effective performance of the DFAS mission and programs.
(d) Establish DFAS facilities if needed facilities or services of other DoD Components are not available. Establishment of new facilities and services will be accomplished during normal program and budget processes.
(e) Obtain reports, information, advice, and assistance from DoD Components, consistent with the policies and criteria of DoD Directive 7750.5. 4
4 See footnote 1 to § 352a.4(a).