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(b) Making determinations as to the ployees, new appointees and student acquisition of articles, materials, or sup- trainees, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. plies in accordance with sections 2 and 3 5721-5732 and regulations prescribed by of the Buy American Act (47 Stat. 1520; the Bureau of the Budget and the As41 U.S.C. 10a, 10b).

sistant Attorney General for Adminis(c) Placing orders with other agencies tration. of the Government for materials or sery- (e) Authorizing or approving, for purices, and accepting orders therefor, in poses of security, the use of compartaccordance with section 686 of title 31 of

ments or other transportation accommothe United States Code.

dations superior to lowest first-class ac$ 0.141 Audit and ledger accounts.

commodations under applicable travel The Director of the Federal Bureau of

regulations subject to 5 U.S.C. 5731. Investigation, the Director of the Bureau $ 0.143 Incentive Awards Plan. of Prisons, the Commissioner of Immi The Director of the Federal Bureau of gration and Naturalization, the Di

Investigation, the Director of the Bureau rector of the Bureau of Narcotics and

of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal Dangerous Drugs, and the Administrators

Prison Industries, the Commissioner of of the Law Enforcement Assistance Ad

Immigration and Naturalization, the Diministration are, as to their respective

rector of the Bureau of Narcotics and jurisdictions, authorized to audit vouch

Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators ers and to maintain general ledger

of the Law Enforcement Assistance Adaccounts with respect to appropriations

ministration, as to their respective jurisallotted to them.

dictions, and the Assistant Attorney Gen8 0.142 Per diem and travel allowances. eral for Administration, as to all other The Director of the Federal Bureau

organizational units of the Department of Investigation, the Director of the

(including U.S. Attorneys and Marshals), Bureau of Prisons, the Commissioner of

are authorized to exercise the power and Federal Prison Industries, the Commis

authority vested in the Attorney General sioner of Immigration and Naturaliza

by law with respect to the administration tion, the Director of the Bureau of

of the Incentive Awards Plan and to apNarcotics and Dangerous Drugs, and

prove honorary awards and cash awards the Administrators of the Law Enforce

under such plan not in excess of $1,000. ment Assistance Administration as to $ 0.144 Determination of basic work. their respective jurisdictions, and the week. Assistant Attorney General for Admin

The Director of the Federal Bureau of istration, as to all other organizational units of the Department (including U.S.

Investigation, the Director of the Bureau

of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal Attorneys and Marshals), are authorized

Prison Industries, the Commissioner of to exercise the power and authority

Immigration and Naturalization, the vested in the Attorney General by law to

Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and take final action in the followingdescribed matters:

Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators

of the Law Enforcement Assistance Ad(a) Authorizing travel, subsistence, and mileage allowances under sections 5702–

ministration, as to their respective juris

dictions, and the Assistant Attorney Gen5707 of title 5 of the United States Code in accordance with regulations pre

eral for Administration, as to all other

organizational units of the Department scribed by the Bureau of the Budget and

(including U.S. Attorneys and Marshals), the Assistant Attorney General for

are authorized to exercise the authority Administration. (b) Fixing rates in accordance with

vested in the Attorney General by secsections 5702-5704 and 5707 of title 5,

tion 6101(a) of title 5, United States United States Code, and regulations

Code, to determine that the organizaprescribed by the Bureau of the Budget

tional unit concerned would be seriously and the Assistant Attorney General for

handicapped in carrying out its funcAdministration.

tions or that costs would be substantially (c) Authorizing travel advances pur

increased except upon modification of suant to 5 U.S.C. 5705.

the basic workweek, and whenever such (d) Authorizing travel and transpor

determination is made to fix the basic tation expenses, and, when applicable, workweek of officers and employees of relocation expenses for transferred em- the unit concerned.

$ 0.145 Overtime pay.

The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Director of the Bureau of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal Prison Industries, the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, the Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, as to their respective jurisdictions, and the Assistant Attorney General for Administration, as to all other organizational units of the Department (including U.S. Attorneys and Marshals), may, subject to any regulations which the Attorney General may prescribe, authorize overtime pay (including additional compensation in lieu of overtime of not less than 10 percent nor more than 25 percent pursuant to section 5545(c) (2) of title 5, United States Code) for such positions as may be designated by them. § 0.146 Seals.

The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Director of the Bureau of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal Prison Industries, the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, the Chairman of the Board of Parole, and the Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs shall each have custody of the seal pertaining to his respective jurisdiction and he, or such person or persons as he may designate, may execute under seal any certification required to authenticate any books, records, papers, or other documents as true copies of official records of their respective jurisdictions. The Assistant Attorney General for Administration shall have custody of the seal of the Department of Justice, and he, or such person or persons as he may designate, may execute under seal any certification required to authenticate any books, records, papers, or other documents as true copies of official records of the Department of Justice. He may also prescribe regulations governing the use of the seal of the Department and various organizational units. $ 0.147 Certification of obligations.

The following-designated officials are authorized to make the certifications required by section 1311(c) of the Supple. mental Appropriation Act, 1955 (68 Stat. 831; 31 U.S.C. 200(c)); for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Assistant

Director, Administrative Division; for the Bureau of Prisons, the Deputy Assistant Director, Administrative Services; for Federal Prison Industries, the Secretary; for the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Assistant Commissioner, Administrative Division; for the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, the Assistant Director for Administration; for the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, the Chief, Administrative Services Division; and for all other organizational units of the Department (including U.S. Attorneys and Marshals), the Assistant Attorney Gen. eral for Administration. $ 0.148 Certifying officers.

The following-named officials are authorized to designate employees to certify vouchers under section 1 of the Act of December 29, 1941, 55 Stat. 875 (31 U.S.C. 82b), and to certify that such persons are bonded pursuant to 6 U.S.C. 14; for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Director; for the Bureau of Prisons, the Director, and the Associate Commissioner, Federal Prison Industries; for the Federal Prison Industries, the Associate Commissioner, and the Director, Bureau of Prisons; for the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Commissioner; for the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, the Director; for the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, the Administrators; and for all other organizational units of the Department (including U.S. Attorneys and Marshals), the Assistant Attorney General for Administration. $ 0.149 Disbursing employees.

The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Director of the Bureau of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal Prison Industries, the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, the Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, as to their respective jurisdictions, and the Assistant Attorney General for Administration as to all other organizational units of the Department (including U.S. Attorneys and Marshals), are authorized to request Treasury Department designation of disbursing employees (including cashiers), and to certify that such employees are bonded pursuant to 6 U.S.C. 14. Existing authorizations to request designations

and approve bonds shall remain in effect of Prisons, the Commissioner of Immiuntil terminated by the official who by gration and Naturalization, the Director this section would be authorized to re- of the Bureau of Narcotics and Danquest such designations.

gerous Drugs and the Administrators of 8 0.150 Collection of erroneous pay

the Law Enforcement Assistance Admin

istration, as to their respective jurisdicments.

tions, and the Assistant Attorney The Director of the Federal Bureau of General for Administration, as to all Investigation, the Director of the Bureau

other organizational units of the Departof Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal ment (including U.S. Attorneys and Prison Industries, the Commissioner of

Marshals), are authorized to exercise Immigration and Naturalization, the

the power and authority vested in the Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and

Attorney General by law to prescribe Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators regulations for the expenditure of apof the Law Enforcement Assistance Ad- propriated funds available for exministration, for their respective

penses of attendance at meetings of jurisdictions, and the Assistant Attorney

organizations. General for Administration, for all other organizational units of the Department

$ 0.153 Selection and assignment of em(including U.S. Attorneys and Mar

ployees for training. shals), are authorized, in accordance The Director of the Federal Bureau of with the regulations prescribed by the Investigation, the Director of the Bureau Attorney General under section 5514(b) of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal of title 5, United States Code, to collect Prison Industries, the Commissioner of indebtedness resulting from erroneous Immigration and Naturalization, and the payments to employees. The Assistant Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Attorney General for Administration is Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators authorized to redelegate his authority of the Law Enforcement Assistance Adunder this section to U.S. Marshals with ministration, as to their respective respect to the collection of such in- jurisdictions, and the Assistant Attorney debtedness from U.S. Attorneys and General for Administration, as to all Marshals.

other organizational units of the Depart

ment (including U.S. Attorneys and $ 0.151 Administering Oath of Office.

Marshals), are hereby authorized to The Director of the Federal Bureau of exercise the authority vested in the AtInvestigation, the Director of the Bureau torney General by section 4109 of title of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal 5, United States Code, with respect to Prison Industries, the Commissioner of the selection and assignment of employImmigration and Naturalization, the ees for training by, in, or through GovDirector of the Bureau of Narcotics and ernment facilities and the payment or Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators reimbursement of expenses for such of the Law Enforcement Assistance Ad- training. ministration, as to their respective juris- & 0.154 Advance and evacuation pay. dictions, and the Assistant Attorney

ments and special allowances. general for Administration, as to all other organizational units of the De

The Director of the Federal Bureau of partment (including U.S. Attorneys and

Investigation, the Director of the Bureau Marshals), are authorized to designate,

of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal in writing, pursuant to the provisions of

Prison Industries, the Commissioner of sections 2903(b) and 2904 of title 5,

Immigration and Naturalization, the United States Code, officers or employees

Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and to administer the oath of office required

Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators by section 3331 of title 5, United States

of the Law Enforcement Assistance AdCode, and to administer any other oath

ministration, as to their respective jurisrequired by law in connection with em

dictions, and the Assistant Attorney ployment in the executive branch of the

General for Administration, as to all Federal Government.

other organizational units of the Depart

ment (including U.S. Attorneys and 8 0.152 Approval of funds for attend. Marshals), are hereby authorized to ance at meetings.

exercise the authority vested in the The Director of the Federal Bureau of Attorney General by sections 5522–5527 investigation, the Director of the Bureau of title 5, United States Code, and Exec

utive Order No. 10982 of December 25, 1961, and to administer the regulations adopted by the Attorney General in Order No. 269–62 with respect to advance and evacuation payments and special allowances. $ 0.155 Waiver of claims for erroneous

payments of pay. The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Director of the Bureau of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal Prison Industries, the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, and the Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, as to their respective jurisdictions, and the Assistant Attorney General for Administration as to all other organizational units of the Depart. ment (including U.S. Attorneys and Marshals) are authorized to exercise the authority provided under 5 U.S.C. 5584 for the waiver of claims of the United States for erroneous payments of pay to employees of the Department of Justice in accordance with standards prescribed by the Comptroller General, 4 CFR, Ch. III. $ 0.156 Execution of U.S. Marshals'

deeds or transfers of title. A chief deputy or deputy U.S. Marshal who sells property-real, personal, or mixed-on behalf of a U.S. Marshal, may execute a deed or transfer of title to the purchaser on behalf of and in the name of the U.S. Marshal. $ 0.159 Redelegation of authority.

Except as to the authority delegated by $ 0.147, the authority conferred by this Subpart X upon the Deputy Attorney General and the Assistant Attorney General for Administration may be redelegated by them, respectively, to any of their subordinates or to any other officers or employees of the Department. Subject to the same limitation, the authority conferred by this Subpart X upon the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Director of the Bureau of Prisons, the Commissioner of Federal Prison Industries, the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, the Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and the Administrators of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration may be redelegated by them, respectively, to such oficers and employees under their jurisdiction and to such U.S. Attorneys as they may designate. Existing delegations of authority

to officers and employees and to U.S. Attorneys, not inconsistent with this Subpart X, made by any officer named in this section shall continue in force and effect until modified or revoked. Subpart Y-Authority to Compromise

and Close Civil Claims and Responsibility for Judgments, Fines,

Penalties, and Forfeitures $0.160 Offers which may be accepted

by Assistant Attorney Generals. Each Assistant Attorney General is authorized with respect to matters assigned to his division, to accept offers in compromise of claims in behalf of the United States in all cases in which the difference between the gross amount of the original claim and the proposed settlement does not exceed $250,000, and of claims against the United States in all cases, or in administrative actions to settle, in which the amount of the proposed settlement does not exceed $250,000 except:

(a) When for any reason, the compromise of a particular claim, as a practical matter, will control or adversely influence the disposition of other claims totaling more than the respective amounts designated in the preceding part of this section.

(b) When the Assistant Attorney General is of the opinion that because of a question of law or policy presented, or because of opposition to the proposed settlement by the agency or agencies involved, or for any other reason, the offer should receive the personal attention of the Attorney General. $ 0.161 Recommendations to Attorney

General of acceptance of certain

offers. In all cases in which the amount of the offer in proposed settlement exceeds the applicable amount specified in $ 0.160 and in any case falling within any of the exceptions enumerated in the said section, the Assistant Attorney General concerned shall, if in his opinion the offer of compromise, or administrative action to settle, should be accepted, transmit his recommendation to the Attorney General to that effect. $ 0.162 Offers which may be rejected by

Assistant Attorney Generals. Each Assistant Attorney General is authorized, with respect to matters assigned to his division or office, to reject offers in compromise of any claims in

behalf of the United States, or, in compromises or administrative actions to settle, against the United States, except in those cases which come within paragraph (b) of $ 0.160. $ 0.163 Approval by Solicitor General of

action on compromise offers in cer

tain cases. In any Supreme Court case the acceptance, recommendation of acceptance, or rejection, under $ 0.160, $ 0.161, or $ 0.162, of a compromise offer by the Assistant Attorney General concerned, shall have the approval of the Solicitor General. In any case in which the Solicitor General has authorized an appeal to any other court, a compromise offer, or any other action, which would terminate the appeal, shall be accepted or acted upon by the Assistant Attorney General concerned only upon advice from the Solicitor General that the principles of law involved do not require appellate review in that case. $ 0.164 Civil Claims which may be

closed by Assistant Attorney Generals. Each Assistant Attorney General is authorized, with respect to matters assigned to his division or office, to close (other than by compromise or by entry of judgment) civil claims asserted by the Government in all cases in which the gross amount of the original claim does not exceed $250,000, except:

(a) When for any reason, the closing of a particular claim, as a practical matter, will control or adversely influence the disposition of other claims the total gross amounts of which exceed $250,000.

(b) When the Assistant Attorney General concerned is of the opinion that because of a question of law or policy presented, or because of opposition to the proposed closing by the agency or agencies involved, or for any other reason, the proposed closing should receive the personal attention of the Attorney General. $ 0.165 Recommendations to Attorney

General that certain claims be closed. In case the gross amount of the original claim asserted by the Government exceeds $250,000, or one of the exceptions enumerated in $ 0.164 is involved, the Assistant Attorney General concerned shall, if in his opinion the claim should be closed, transmit his recommendation to that effect, together with a report on

the matter, to the Attorney General for review and final action. Such report shall be in such form as the Attorney General may require. $ 0.166 Memorandum pertaining to

closed claim. In each case in which a claim is closed under $ 0.164, the Assistant Attorney General concerned shall execute and place in the file pertaining to the claim a memorandum which shall contain a description of the claim and a full statement of the reasons for closing it. $ 0.167 Submission to Attorney General

by Director of Office of Alien Property of certain proposed allowances

and disallowances. In addition to the matters which he is required to submit to the Attorney General under preceding sections of this Subpart Y, the Director of the Office of Alien Property, shall submit to the Attorney General for such review as he may desire to make the following:

(a) Any proposed allowance by the Director, without hearing, of a title or debt claim pursuant to $8502.102, 502.201, or 502.202 of the Rules of Procedure of the Office of Alien Property for Claims (8 CFR 502.102, 502.201, 502.202).

(b) Any final determination of a title or debt claim, whether by allowance or disallowance, pursuit to $$ 502.22, 502.23, 502.25, 502.105 of the said Rules of Procedures for Claims (8 CFR 502.22, 502.23, 502.25, 502.105).

(c) Any proposed allowance or disallowance by the Director, without hearing, of a title claim under section 9(a) of the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, filed less than 2 years after the date of vesting in or transfer to the Alien Property Custodian or the Attorney General of the property or interest in respect of which the claim is made: Provided, That any such title or debt claim is within one of the following-described categories.

(1) Any title claim which involves the return of assets having a value of $50,000 or more, or any debt claim in the amount of $50,000 or more.

(2) Any title claim which will, as a practical matter, control the disposition of related title claims involving, with the principal claim, assets having a value of $50,000 or more; or any debt claim which will, as a practical matter, control the disposition of related debt claims in the

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