Cite this Code: CFR

To cite the regulations in

this volume use title, part and section number. Thus, 28 CFR 43.1 refers to title 28, part 43, section 1.


The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and perman rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and ag cies of the Federal Government. The Code is divided into 50 titles which repres broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each title is divided into chapt which usually bear the name of the issuing agency. Each chapter is further s divided into parts covering specific regulatory areas.

Each volume of the Code is revised at least once each calendar year and issu on a quarterly basis approximately as follows: Title 1 through Title 16......

as of Januar Title 17 through Title 27 ...

.as of Apri Title 28 through Title 41.

.as of Jul; Title 42 through Title 50.. of Octobe The appropriate revision date is printed on the cover of each volume. LEGAL STATUS

The contents of the Federal Register are required to be judicially noticed U.S.C. 1507). The Code of Federal Regulations is prima facie evidence of the te of the original documents (44 U.S.C. 1510).


The Code of Federal Regulations is kept up to date by the individual issu of the Federal Register. These two publications must be used together to dete mine the latest version of any given rule.

To determine whether a Code volume has been amended since its revision da (in this case, July 1, 1997), consult the “List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA) which is issued monthly, and the “Cumulative List of Parts Affected," whi appears in the Reader Aids section of the daily Federal Register. These two lis will identify the Federal Register page number of the latest amendment of a given rule.


Each volume of the Code contains amendments published in the Federal Re ister since the last revision of that volume of the Code. Source citations f the regulations are referred to by volume number and page number of the Feder Register and date of publication. Publication dates and effective dates are us ally not the same and care must be exercised by the user in determining ti actual effective date. In instances where the effective date is beyond the cu off date for the Code a note has been inserted to reflect the future effecti date. In those instances where a regulation published in the Federal Regist states a date certain for expiration, an appropriate note will be inserted followii the text.


The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 (Pub. L. 96–511) requires Federal agenci to display an OMB control number with their information collection reques Many agencies have begun publishing numerous OMB control numbers as amendments to existing regulations in the CFR. These OMB numbers are placed as close as possible to the applicable recordkeeping or reporting requirements. OBSOLETE PROVISIONS

Provisions that become obsolete before the revision date stated on the cover of each volume are not carried. Code users may find the text of provisions in effect on a given date in the past by using the appropriate numerical list of sections affected. For the period before January 1, 1986, consult either the List of CFR Sections Affected, 1949–1963, 1964–1972, or 1973–1985, published in seven separate volumes. For the period beginning January 1, 1986, a “List of CFR Sections Affected” is published at the end of each CFR volume.


A subject index to the Code of Federal Regulations is contained in a separate volume, revised annually as of January 1, entitled CFR INDEX AND FINDING AIDS. This volume contains the Parallel Table of Statutory Authorities and Agency Rules (Table I), and Acts Requiring Publication in the Federal Register (Table II). A list of CFR titles, chapters, and parts and an alphabetical list of agencies publishing in the CFR are also included in this volume.

An index to the text of "Title 3—The President” is carried within that volume.

The Federal Register Index is issued monthly in cumulative form. This index is based on a consolidation of the “Contents” entries in the daily Federal Register.

A List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA) is published monthly, keyed to the revision dates of the 50 CFR titles.


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Office of the Federal Register.

July 1, 1997.


Title 28-JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION is composed of two volumes. The parts these volumes are arranged in the following order: parts 0 42 and part 43 to e The contents of these volumes represent all current regulations codified by Department of Justice, the Federal Prison Industries, Inc., the Bureau of Priso Department of Justice, the Offices of Independent Counsel, Department of J tice, and the Office of Independent Counsel under this title of the CFR as July 1, 1997.

For this volume, Scott D. Andreae was Chief Editor. The Code of Federal Reg lations is published under the direction of Frances D. McDonald, assisted Alomha S. Morris.

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