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Title 16Chapter ISubchapter FPart 682 → §682.2


Title 16: Commercial Practices
PART 682—DISPOSAL OF CONSUMER REPORT INFORMATION AND RECORDS


§682.2   Purpose and scope.

(a) Purpose. This part (“rule”) implements section 216 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, which is designed to reduce the risk of consumer fraud and related harms, including identity theft, created by improper disposal of consumer information.

(b) Scope. This rule applies to any person over which the Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction, that, for a business purpose, maintains or otherwise possesses consumer information.

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