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Cite this Code: CFR
To cite the regulations in
this volume use title, part and section number. Thus, 28 CFR 0.1 refers to Title 28, Part 0, section 1.
The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and pe nent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive department agencies of the Federal Government. The Code is divided into 50 titles v represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each title is divided chapters which usually bear the name of the issuing agency. Each chap further subdivided into parts covering specific regulátory areas.
Each volume of the Code is revised at least once each calendar year issued on a quarterly basis approximately as follows: Title 1 through Title 16...........
as of Janu Title 17 through Title 27.............. Title 28 through Title 41..
as of J Title 42 through Title 50............
as of Octa The appropriate revision date is printed on the cover of each volume.
....as of A
The contents of the Federal Register are required to be judicially notice U.S.C. 1507). The Code of Federal Regulations is prima facie evidence o text of the original documents (44 U.S.C. 1510).
HOW TO USE THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS
The Code of Federal Regulations is kept up to date by the individual issu the Federal Register. These two publications must be used together to mine the latest version of any given rule.
To determine whether a Code volume has been amended since its rev date (in this case, July 1, 1988), consult the “List of CFR Sections Aff (LSA),” which is issued monthly, and the “Cumulative List of Parts Affec which appears in the Reader Aids section of the daily Federal Register. I two lists will identify the Federal Register page number of the latest an ment of any given rule.
EFFECTIVE AND EXPIRATION DATES
Each volume of the Code contains amendments published in the Federal ister since the last revision of that volume of the Code. Source citations fo regulations are referred to by volume number and page number of the Fe Register and date of publication. Publication dates and effective dates are u ly not the same and care must be exercised by the user in determining actual effective date. In instances where the effective date is beyond the cu date for the Code a note has been inserted to reflect the future effective In those instances where a regulation published in the Federal Register sta
date certain for expiration, an appropriate note will be inserted following the
OMB CONTROL NUMBERS
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 (Pub. L. 96-511) requires Federal agen-
Provisions that become obsolete before the revision date stated on the cover
INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE
What is incorporation by reference? Incorporation by reference was estab-
What is a proper incorporation by reference? The Director of the Federal
(a) The incorporation will substantially reduce the volume of material pub-
(b) The matter incorporated is in fact available to the extent necessary to
(c) The incorporating document is drafted and submitted for publication in
Properly approved incorporations by reference in this volume are listed in the
What if the material incorporated by reference cannot be found? If you have
CFR INDEXES AND TABULAR GUIDES
A subject index to the Code of Federal Regulations is contained in a separate