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Title 5 Administrative Personnel Part / Section
Chapter I Office of Personnel Management 1 – 1199
Subchapter A Civil Service Rules 1 – 10
Part 1 Coverage and Definitions (Rule I) 1.1 – 1.4
Part 2 Appointment Through the Competitive Service; Related Matters (Rule II) 2.1 – 2.4
Part 3 Noncompetitive Acquisition of Status (Rule III) 3.1 – 3.3
§ 3.1 Classes of persons who may noncompetitively acquire status.
§ 3.2 Appointments without competitive examination in rare cases.
§ 3.3 Conversion of appointments.
Part 4 Prohibited Practices (Rule IV) 4.1 – 4.3
§ 4.1 Prohibition against political activity.
§ 4.2 Prohibition against racial, political or religious discrimination.
§ 4.3 Prohibition against securing withdrawal from competition.
Part 5 Regulations, Investigation, and Enforcement (Rule V) 5.1 – 5.4
Part 6 Exceptions from the Competitive Service (Rule VI) 6.1 – 6.8
Part 7 General Provisions (Rule VII) 7.1 – 7.3
§ 7.1 Discretion in filling vacancies.
§ 7.2 Reemployment rights.
§ 7.3 Citizenship.
Part 8 Appointments to Overseas Positions (Rule VIII) 8.1 – 8.4
Part 9 Workforce Information (Rule IX) 9.1 – 9.2
§ 9.1 Definition.
§ 9.2 Reporting workforce information.
Part 10 Agency Accountability Systems; OPM Authority to Review Personnel Management Programs (Rule X) 10.1 – 10.3
§ 10.1 Definitions.
§ 10.2 Accountability systems.
§ 10.3 OPM authority to review personnel management programs and practices.