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§1909.14 Determinations on requests for access by historical researchers.
Required determinations. The Agency shall make the following determinations in writing:
(a) That a serious professional or scholarly research project by the requester is contemplated;
(b) That such access is clearly consistent with the interests of national security;
(c) That a non-disclosure agreement has been or will be executed by the requester (and research associate, if any) and other appropriate steps are taken to assure that classified information will not be disclosed or otherwise compromised;
(d) That a pre-publication agreement has been or will be executed by the requester (and research associate, if any) which provides for a review of notes and any resulting manuscript;
(e) That the information requested be reasonably accessible and can be located and compiled with a reasonable effort;
(f) That it is reasonably expected that substantial and substantive government documents and/or information will be amenable to declassification and release and/or publication;
(g) That sufficient resources are available for the administrative support of the historical researcher given current requirements; and
(h) That the request cannot be satisfied to the same extent through requests for access to reasonably described records under the Freedom of Information Act or the mandatory declassification review provisions of Executive Order 13526.
[76 FR 59035, Sept. 23, 2011; 76 FR 64237, Oct. 18, 2011]