5 CFR 2638.101 - Authority and purpose.

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§ 2638.101 Authority and purpose.

(a) Authority. The regulations of this part are issued pursuant to the authority of titles I and IV of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-521, as amended) (“the Act”).

(b) Purpose. These executive branch regulations supplement and implement titles I, IV and V of the Act, set forth more specifically certain procedures provided in those titles, and furnish examples, where appropriate.

(c) Agency authority. Subject only to the authority of the Office of Government Ethics as the supervising ethics office for the executive branch, all authority conferred on agencies in this subchapter B of chapter XVI of title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations is sole and exclusive authority.

[46 FR 2583, Jan. 9, 1981. Redesignated at 54 FR 50231, Dec. 5, 1989, as amended at 65 FR 69657, Nov. 20, 2000; 72 FR 56242, Oct. 3, 2007]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - APPENDIX
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 12674

Executive Order ... 12731