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TITLE 38—Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief

CHAPTER I—DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

PART 14—LEGAL SERVICES, GENERAL COUNSEL, AND MISCELLANEOUS CLAIMS

rule
§14.500
Functions and responsibilities of General Counsel.
§14.501
Functions and responsibilities of Regional Counsels.
§14.502
Requests for legal opinions from Central Office.
§14.503
Requests for legal advice and assistance in other than domestic relations matters.
§14.504
Domestic relations questions, authority and exceptions.
§14.505
Submissions.
§14.507
Opinions.

Litigation (Other Than Under the Federal Tort Claims Act); Indemnification

§14.514
Suits by or against United States or Department of Veterans Affairs officials; indemnification of Department of Veterans Affairs employees.
§14.515
Suits involving loan guaranty matters.
§14.516
Escheat and post fund cases.
§14.517
Cases affecting the Department of Veterans Affairs generally.
§14.518
Litigation involving beneficiaries in custody of Department of Veterans Affairs employees acting in official capacity.

Prosecution

§14.560
Procedure where violation of penal statutes is involved including those offenses coming within the purview of the Assimilative Crime Act (18 U.S.C. 13).
§14.561
Administrative action prior to submission.
§14.562
Collections or adjustments.

Federal Tort Claims

§14.600
Federal Tort Claims Act—general.
§14.601
Investigation and development.
§14.602
Requests for medical information.
§14.603
Disposition of claims.
§14.604
Filing a claim.
§14.605
Suits against Department of Veterans Affairs employees arising out of a wrongful act or omission or based upon medical care and treatment furnished in or for the Veterans Health Administration.

Administrative Settlement of Tort Claims Arising in Foreign Countries

§14.615
General.
§14.616
Form and place of filing claim.
§14.617
Disposition of claims.

Claims for Damage to or Loss of Government Property

§14.618
Collection action.

Claims for Cost of Medical Care and Services

§14.619
Collection action.

Representation of Department of Veterans Affairs Claimants; Recognition of Organizations, Accredited Representatives, Attorneys, Agents; Rules of Practice and Information Concerning Fees, 38 U.S.C. 5901-5905

§14.626
Purpose.
§14.627
Definitions.
§14.628
Recognition of organizations.
§14.629
Requirements for accreditation of service organization representatives; agents; and attorneys.
§14.630
Authorization for a particular claim.
§14.631
Powers of attorney; disclosure of claimant information.
§14.632
Standards of conduct for persons providing representation before the Department
§14.633
Termination of accreditation or authority to provide representation under §14.630.
§14.634
Banks or trust companies acting as guardians.
§14.635
Office space and facilities.
§14.636
Payment of fees for representation by agents and attorneys in proceedings before Agencies of Original Jurisdiction and before the Board of Veterans' Appeals.
§14.637
Payment of the expenses of agents and attorneys in proceedings before Agencies of Original Jurisdiction and before the Board of Veterans' Appeals.

Personnel Claims

§14.664
Scope of authority and effective date.
§14.665
Claims.
§14.666
Regional Counsel responsibility.
§14.667
Claims payable.
§14.668
Disposition of claims.
§14.669
Fees of agents or attorneys; penalty.

Commitments—Fiduciaries

§14.700
Court cost and expenses; commitment, restoration, fiduciary appointments.
§14.701
Commitment and restoration proceedings.
§14.702
Medical testimony in commitment or restoration proceedings.
§14.703
Costs in commitment or restoration proceedings.
§14.704
Authorization of transportation necessary for commitment of a veteran beneficiary.
§14.705
Authority to file petitions for appointment of fiduciaries in State courts.
§14.706
Legal services in behalf of beneficiaries.
§14.707
Authorization of transportation of a veteran beneficiary for appointment of a fiduciary.
§14.708
Costs and other expenses incident to appointment of fiduciary.
§14.709
Surety bonds; court-appointed fiduciary.

Testimony of Department Personnel and Production of Department Records in Legal Proceedings

§14.800
Purpose.
§14.801
Applicability.
§14.802
Definitions.
§14.803
Policy.
§14.804
Factors to consider.
§14.805
Contents of a demand or request.
§14.806
Scope of testimony or production.
§14.807
Procedure when demand or request is made.
§14.808
Expert or opinion testimony.
§14.809
Demands or requests in legal proceedings for records protected by confidentiality statutes.
§14.810
Fees.


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