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Title 5Chapter XVISubchapter BPart 2638Subpart A → §2638.104

Title 5: Administrative Personnel
Subpart A—General Provisions

§2638.104   Definitions.

For the purposes of this part:

Act means the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-521, as amended).

Agency means any executive department, military department, Government corporation, independent establishment or agency, including the United States Postal Service and Postal Rate Commission.

Designated agency ethics official means an officer or employee who is designated by the head of the agency to coordinate and manage the agency's ethics program in accordance with the provisions of §2638.203 of this part.

Director means the Director of the Office of Government Ethics.

Executive branch includes each executive agency as defined in 5 U.S.C. 105 and any other entity or administrative unit in the executive branch. However, it does not include any agency, entity, office or commission that is defined by or referred to in 5 U.S.C. app. 109(8)-(11) of the Act as within the judicial or legislative branch.

Person includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association, government agency, or public or private organization.

[46 FR 2583, Jan. 9, 1981. Redesignated at 54 FR 50231, Dec. 5, 1989, as amended at 65 FR 69657, Nov. 20, 2000]

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