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(c) In support of claims for loss or damage to property which is not economically repairable, the claimant should submit statements of the original cost of the property, date of purchase, and the value of the property before and after the accident together with a statement setting forth the basis used in arriving at such value. Such statements should be from at least two disinterested, competent persons, preferably reputable dealers or other qualified persons familiar with the type of property in question. § 511.10 Settlement of claim.

The General Counsel will review the findings from the standpoint of questions of law applicable to the claim and will determine disposition. The General Counsel will make final review for settlement of the claim and will sign SF-1145, Voucher for Payment Under Federal Tort Claims Act, and forward it to the Finance Division for payment of claim. Payment of any award or settlement in the amount of $2,500 or less will be authorized from the appropriation and allotment current for obligation on the date of settlement irrespective of when the cause of action arose. Payment of any award, compromise or settlement in an amount in excess of $2,500, shall be paid in a manner similar to judgments and compromises out of the appropriation provided by section (c), Public Law 89-506 (28 U.S.C. 2672).

$ 511.11 Acceptance of award.

The acceptance by the claimant of any award will be final and conclusive on the claimant. The acceptance will constitute a complete release of any claim by reason of the same subject matter against the United States and against the employee whose act or omission resulted in the claim. Adjudication and payment shall likewise be conclusive on all officers of the United States, unless procured by fraud. § 511.12 When litigation is involved in

claim. If a claimant does not agree to a settlement of a claim of which is considered fair and equitable by the Agency's responsible officials, the claimant, upon the final disposition thereof by the Agency, may elect to file suit. Relief from claims which are disallowed may be sought by filing suit in the U.S. District Court for the district where the claimant resides or wherein the act of omission complained of occurred. The failure of the Agency to make final disposition of a claim within 6 months after it has been filed shall, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2672, and at the option of the claimant at any time thereafter, is deemed a final denial of the claim. If a suit is filed against the Government involving the cy, the Department of Justice will request the Agency to furnish the complete file on the case. The Office of the General Counsel will represent the Agency in all negotiations with the Department of Justice.

CHAPTER VI-UNITED STATES ARMS CONTROL

AND DISARMAMENT AGENCY

Part 601 602 603 604 605

Conduct of employees.
Availability of records.
Statement of organization.
Administrative claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act.
National Security Information Regulations.

PART 601-CONDUCT OF

Sec.

601.735-33 Acceptance of invitations to EMPLOYEES

speak or to accept teaching Sec.

engagements. 601.735-1 Definitions.

601.735-34 Additional clearance measures. Subpart A-Standards of Conduct

601.735–35 Writing for publication. 601.735-10 General.

Subpart D-Counseling or Acting as Agent or 601.735-11 Ethical and regulatory stand

Attorney ards of conduct of employess. 601.735-41 Counseling foreign governments. 601.735–12 Statutes, rules, and regulations 601.735–42 Involvement in proceedings afgoverning conduct of em

fecting the United States. ployees. 601.735–13 Outside employment and other

Subpart E-Indebtedness activities.

601.735-51 Policy. 601.735–14 Gifts, entertainment, and favors. 601.735-52 Action by Personel Officer. 601.735–15 Financial interests.

601.735-53 Action by Executive Director. 601.735–16 Private compensation for servo

Subpart F-Political Activity ices to the Government.

601.735-61 Elections. 601.735–17. Use of Government property.

601.735–62 Activities punishable under the 601.735–18 Gambling, betting, and lotteries.

criminal code. 601.735–19 General conduct prejudicial to the Government.

Subpart G-Statements of Employment and

Financial Interests Subpart BActivities Relating to Unofficial or

601.735–71 Employees required to submit Outside Organizations

statements. 601.735–21 Participation in activities of em

601.735–72 Submission of statements and ployee organizations.

supplementary statements. 601.735–22 Participating in activities of

601.735–73 Contents of statements. private organizations.

601.735–74 Confidentiality of statements. 601.735–23 Organizations concerned with

601.735–75 Review of statements and report foreign policy.

of conflicts of interest. 601.736-24 Membership in subversive orga

601.735–76 Action by the Director. nizations.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 601

issued under E.O. 11222, 30 F.R. 6469, 3 CFR Subpart C-Teaching, Speaking, Writing for

1964-1965 Comp., page 306; 5 CFR 735.104, Publication, and Related Activities

unless otherwise noted. 801.735–31 General policy.

SOURCE: The provisions of this part 601 601.735-32 Protecting classified Informa- appear at 31 F.R. 4391, Mar. 15, 1966, unless tion.

otherwise noted.

or

$ 601.735-1 Definitions.

(6) Affecting adversely the confidence As used in this part:

of the public in the integrity of the

Government; (a) "ACDA” and “Agency" mean the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament

(7) Using his Government employ

ment to coerce, or give the appearance Agency. (b) "Employee" includes anyone serv

of coercing, a person to provide finan

cial benefit to himself or another person, ing in the Agency as:

particularly one with whom he has fam(1) A person appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate to a

ily, business, or financial ties.

(b) An officer or employee of another position in the Agency.

Federal agency, a Foreign Service officer (2) A person appointed by the Director or by his designee to a position in the

or employee, and a member of the uni

formed services as defined in 37 U.S.C. Agency. (3) A special Government employee.

101(3) who is assigned or loaned to the

ACDA shall adhere to the standards of (c) "Regular officer employee"

conduct applicable to employees as set means an employee as defined in para

forth in this part. graph (b) (1) and (2) of this section.

(d) “Special Government employee" $ 601.735–11 Ethical and regulatory means a “special Government employee" standards of conduct of employees. as defined in section 202 of Title 18 of

The Code of Ethics for Government the United States Code who is employed

Service set forth by the Legisltive by the Agency.

Branch in House Concurrent Resolution

175, passed in 1958; Standards of Ethical Subpart A-Standards of Conduct Conduct for Government Officers and $ 601.735-10 General.

Employees set forth by the President in

Executive Order 11222, dated May 8, (a) All employees of the Arms Con

1965, and in the regulations issued by the trol and Disarmament Agency are re- Civil Service Commission pursuant to quired to conduct themselves in such a that Executive order (5 CFR Part 735); manner as to create and maintain re- statutes, rules, and regulations governspect for ACDA and the U.S. Govern- ing conduct of employees; and regulament, to avoid situations which require tions set forth in the ACDA Manual shall or appear to require a balancing of pri- govern ACDA employees in their service vate interests or obligations against to the Government. official duties, to be mindful of the high § 601.735–12 Statutes, rules, and regustandards of integrity expected of them lations governing conduct of emin all their activities, both personal and ployees. official, and to conform with the stand

(a) Conflict of interest statutes. The ards of conduct and with the applicable

provisions of 18 U.S.C. 203, 205, 207, 208, statutes, rules, and regulations govern- and 209 prohibiting conflicts of interest ing their activities. Particularly, an em- between an employee's Government duployee shall avoid any action, whether ties and his outside activities are sumor not specifically prohibited, which marized in specific sections of this part might result in, or create the appear

601. ance of:

(b) Other statutory provisions quoted (1) Using public office for private

or summarized. This Part 601 contains

numbered sections, applicable particugain;

larly to ACDA employees, based on (2) Giving preferential treatment to

statutes specified in each section. any organization or person;

(c) Miscellaneous statutory provi(3) Impeding Government efficiency sions. In addition to the statutory proor economy;

visions referred to in paragraphs (a) (4) Losing complete independence or and (b) of this section, ACDA employees impartiality of action;

must observe the following: (5) Making a Government decision

(1) House Concurrent Resolution 175, outside official channels;

85th Congress, 2d Session, 72 Stat. B12,

the "Code of Ethics for Government 1 Under the Arms Control and Disarma. ment Act, such an employee may not serve

Service". the Agency for more than one hundred days (2) Chapter 11 of Title 18, United in any fiscal year.

States Code, relating to bribery, graft,

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and conflicts of interest, as appropriate (d) Sources of information and adto the employees concerned.

vice. General information on statutes, (3) The prohibition against lobbying rules and regulations governing the conwith appropriated funds (18 U.S.C. duct of employees may be obtained from 1913).

the Office of the Executive Director. (4) The prohibitions against disloyalty Specific information may be obtained and striking (5 U.S.C. 7311, 18 U.S.C. from the United States Code, from the 1918).

Federal Personnel Manual, and from the (5) The prohibition against the em- ACDA Manual, all of which are available ployment of a member of a Communist in the Office of the Executive Director organization (50 U.S.C. 784).

and in the Office of the General Coun(6) The prohibitions against (i) the sel. Clarification of standards of condisclosure of classified information (18 duct and related laws, rules, and reguU.S.C. 798, 50 U.S.C. 783); (ii) the dis- lations and advice on their applicability closure of confidential information (18 to individual situations may be obtained U.S.C. 1905); and (iii) the disclosure of from the counselor or deputy counselor privileged information to be withheld for the Agency, in the Office of the Genunder the exemptions of the Public In- eral Counsel. formation Section of the Administra- (e) Responsibility of employees. It is tive Procedures Act (5 U.S.C. 552). the responsibility of each employee (1)

(7) The provision relating to the to familiarize himself with the full text habitual use of intoxicants to excess (5 of applicable statutes, rules, and regulaU.S.C. 7352).

tions before engaging in outside employ(8) The prohibitions against the mis- ment, financial activity which might use of a Government vehicle (31 U.S.C. involve a conflict of interest, or other 638a (c)).

activity which might involve a viola(9) The prohibition against the mis- tion of standards of ethical conduct or use of the franking privilege (18 U.S.C. of statutory or regulatory restrictions, 1719).

and (2) to secure the advice or approval (10) The prohibition against the use of his supervisor and any other desigof deceit in an examination or person- nated Agency official before he engages nel action in connection with Govern- in the contemplated activity. ment employment (18 U.S.C. 1917).

(f) Penalties for violation. Violations (11) The prohibition against fraud or subject employees to remedial or discifalse statement in a Government matter plinary action by ACDA in addition to (18 U.S.C. 1001).

the penalty prescribed by the particular (12) The prohibition against mutilat- statute, rule, or regulation that has been ing or destroying a public record (18 violated. U.S.C. 2071),

131 F.R. 4391, Mar. 15, 1966, as amended at (13) The prohibition against counter- 32 F.R. 12944, Sept. 12, 1967] feiting and forging transportation requests (18 U.S.C. 508).

§ 601.735-13 Outside employment and (14) The prohibitions against (i) em

other activities." bezzlement of Government money or (a) An employee may not engage in property (18 U.S.C. 641); (ii) failing to any outside employment or other outside account for public money (18 U.S.C. activities that might involve a conflict, 643); and (iii) embezzlement of the

or an apparent conflict, of interest bemoney or property of another person in

tween his official Government duties and the possession of an employee by reason

responsibilities and his own private inof his employment (18 U.S.C. 654). (15) The prohibition against unau

terests or those of persons with whom he thorized use of documents relating to

has family, business, or financial ties claims from or by the Government (18

(see also $ $ 601.735–16 and 601.735-22). U.S.C. 285).

(b) It is further required that: (16) The prohibitions against politi- (1) The employee's performance in his cal activities in subchapter III of chap- ACDA position not be adversely affected ter 73 of title 5, United States Code, and by the outside work. 18 U.S.C. 602, 603, 607, and 608.

(2) The employee's outside work not (17) The prohibition against an em- reflect discredit on the Government or on ployee acting as the agent of a foreign ACDA. principal registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (18 U.S.C. 219). 132 F.R. 12944, Sept. 12, 1967.

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