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Title 6 Domestic Security Part / Section
Chapter I Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary 1 – 199
Part 5 Disclosure of Records and Information 5.1 – 5.49
Subpart A Procedures for Disclosure of Records Under the Freedom of Information Act 5.1 – 5.13
Subpart B Privacy Act 5.20 – 5.36
Subpart C Disclosure of Information in Litigation 5.41 – 5.49
§ 5.41 Purpose and scope; definitions.
§ 5.42 Service of summonses and complaints.
§ 5.43 Service of subpoenas, court orders, and other demands or requests for official information or action.
§ 5.44 Testimony and production of documents prohibited unless approved by appropriate Department officials.
§ 5.45 Procedure when testimony or production of documents is sought; general.
§ 5.46 Procedure when response to demand is required prior to receiving instructions.
§ 5.47 Procedure in the event of an adverse ruling.
§ 5.48 Considerations in determining whether the Department will comply with a demand or request.
§ 5.49 Prohibition on providing expert or opinion testimony.
Appendix A to Subpart C of Part 5
Service of Process of Summonses, Complaints, and Subpoenas
Appendix A to Part 5
FOIA/Privacy Act Offices of the Department of Homeland Security
Appendix B to Part 5 [Reserved]
Appendix C to Part 5
DHS Systems of Records Exempt From the Privacy Act