Consultation. The process whereby a DoD Component receives a FOIA request for a record in which another DoD Component or Federal agency has a clear and substantial interest in the subject matter, the responsive record is sent to another DoD Component or Federal agency to obtain recommendations on the releasability of the document and is returned to the originator for further action.
32 CFR § 300.3
Definitions not included in this subpart may be found in 32 CFR part 286, subpart A. The following terms and meanings apply for the purposes of this part: