50 U.S. Code § 3520 - General Counsel of Central Intelligence Agency
There is a General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency, appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The General Counsel is the chief legal officer of the Central Intelligence Agency.
The General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency shall perform such functions as the Director may prescribe.
Section was formerly classified to section 403t of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.
2004—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 108–458 struck out “of Central Intelligence” after “Director”.
For Determination by President that amendment by Pub. L. 108–458 take effect on Apr. 21, 2005, see Memorandum of President of the United States, Apr. 21, 2005, 70 F.R. 23925, set out as a note under section 3001 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 108–458 effective not later than six months after Dec. 17, 2004, except as otherwise expressly provided, see section 1097(a) of Pub. L. 108–458, set out in an Effective Date of 2004 Amendment; Transition Provisions note under section 3001 of this title.