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suant to authority delegated to such agency subsequent to the approval of the regulations in this part and the agency should forthwith, in writing, advise the Division of any such subsequently delegated authority.

(b) The Director shall, under the direction of the Administrative Committee, examine the documents forwarded to the Division pursuant to paragraph (a) and if under such direction, it is determined that the documents have general applicability and legal effect, shall cause such documents to be filed in accordance with the regular routine and published in the daily issue of the Federal Register.** [Sec. II B]

2.4 Documents effective only against Federal agencies, etc. Except as provided in § 2.2 (c), no documents effective only against Federal agencies or persons in their capacity as officers, agents, or employees thereof shall be filed in the office of the Director or forwarded to the Division pursuant to the provisions of § 2.2 (d) or §2.3.** [Sec. III]

2.5 Documents forwarded to the Division having no general applicability and legal effect. All documents, except Executive orders and proclamations, forwarded to the Division pursuant to § 2.3, which the Administrative Committee shall determine to have no general applicability and legal effect, shall be returned by the Division to the agency issuing the same.*+ [Sec. IV]

2.6 Documents prescribed jointly by two or more Federal agencies. Documents bearing the signature of officers of two or more Federal agencies, shall, for the purposes of the regulations in this part, be deemed to have been issued, prescribed, or promulgated by the officer last signing the same, and the duty of filing such documents in the office of the Director, or forwarding such documents to the Division, shall rest upon such officer. Where necessary such officer shall make the appropriate arrangements for keeping the other agency or agencies informed regarding the filing.*+ [Sec. V]

2.7 Executive orders and proclamations; preparation, etc. The preparation, presentation, promulgation, and distribution of Executive orders and proclamations shall conform to the procedure prescribed in Executive Order 7298, dated February 18, 1936 (1 F.R. 2284).** [Sec. VI]

2.8 Preparation of documents; general. All documents required to be filed in the office of the Director or forwarded to the Division shall be prepared as follows:

(a) A suitable title shall be provided. In addition, the agencies are requested to include a headnote wherever practicable, or similar indicia of contents briefly summarizing or otherwise setting forth the scope of each document. Where a table of contents is used, all references therein should be made to paragraph or section numbers throughout the documents.

(b) The authority under which the document is promulgated shall be cited in the body thereof. However in documents which are subject to codification pursuant to section 11 of the Federal Register Act as amended by the Act of June 19, 1937 (50 Stat. 304; 44 U.S.C., Sup.,

**For statutory and source citations, see note to § 2.1.

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311) the authority shall be cited in parenthesis at the end of each section as prescribed by § 1.6.

(c) Punctuation, capitalization, orthography, and other matters of style shall conform to the most recent edition of the Style Manual of the United States Government Printing Office.

(d) The spelling of geographic names shall conform to the most recent official decisions made pursuant to Executive Orders, No. 27-A of September 4, 1890, No. 399 of January 23, 1906, and No. 6680 of April 17, 1934.

(e) Descriptions of tracts of lands shall conform, so far as practicable, with the most recent edition of the Specifications for Descriptions of Tracts of Land for Use in Executive Orders and Proclamations, published by the Federal Board of Surveys and Maps.

(f) All documents shall be typewritten on paper 8 by 1212 inches, shall have a left-hand margin of approximately 2 inches and a righthand margin of approximately 1 inch, and shall be double-spaced, except that quotations, tabulations, or descriptions of land may be single-spaced. Where it is the established practice of an agency to cause the originals of its documents to be put in print before they are signed, such printed originals and duplicates thereof may be received if the style and form have been duly approved by the Director.

(g) There shall be attached to the original or confirmed copy, except Executive orders and proclamations, three certified copies thereof.** [Sec. VII, as amended Oct. 11, 1938, 3 F.R. 2463]

2.9 Preparation of documents relating to codified material. All documents, excepting Presidential proclamations and Executive orders, amending, supplementing, revising, revoking or superseding material required to be prepared and to be filed with the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register pursuant to section 11 of the Federal Register Act, as amended by the Act of June 19, 1937 (50 Stat. 304; 44 U.S.C., Sup., 311), shall be prepared in accordance with the provisions of § 2.8 and §§ 1.6, 1.9, and shall be filed in the office of the Director of the Division of the Federal Register. In addition, there shall be prepared in accordance with the provisions of § 2.8 and §§ 1.6, 1.9 and filed with the Director of the Division, all other documents, issued subsequent to June 1, 1938, which are subject to codification pursuant to section 11 of the Federal Register Act, as amended by the Act of June 19, 1937 (50 Stat. 304; 44 U.S.C., Sup., 311); Provided, however, That in such cases as it may be necessary, in the judgment of the Director of the Division, the application of this section, concerning compliance with §§ 1.6, 1.9 may be deferred until March 1, 1939. Agencies desiring to have the application of this section deferred shall address a written request to the Director of the Division setting forth therein the reasons for such request.* [Sec. XXI, as amended Oct. 11, 1938, 3 F.R. 2463]

2.10 Affixation of seal. The seal, if any, of the agency issuing the same shall be affixed to the original and certified copies of all documents required to be filed in the office of the Director or forwarded to the Division.* [Sec. VIII]

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**For statutory and source citations, see note to § 2.1.

2.11 Certification. The certified copies of all documents required to be filed in the office of the Director or forwarded to the Division, except Executive orders and proclamations, shall be certified as follows: "Certified to be a true copy of the original," and each such certification shall be signed by the officer signing the original or by an officer or employee designated by him; Provided, That notice of such designation be filed with the Division.*t [Sec. IX]

2.12 Documents issued outside of the District of Columbia. In the case of documents issued, prescribed, or promulgated outside of the District of Columbia which are required to be filed in the office of the Director or forwarded to the Division, there may be filed or forwarded, in lieu of the original, a confirmed copy of such document. There shall be on such copy so filed or forwarded the notation "Confirmed," which notation shall be signed by an officer or employee designated for that purpose by the head of the agency concerned; Provided, That notice of such designation shall be filed with the Division.* [Sec. X]

2.13 Forwarding and filing of documents. Documents required to be filed in the office of the Director or forwarded to the Division shall be forwarded by messenger to the Division and received only during the hours of the working days when The National Archives Building shall be open for official business, i. e., 9:00 A. M. to 4:30 P. M. (Saturday 9:00 A. M. to 1:00 P. M.).** [Sec. XI]

2.14 Receipt and disposition of documents. (a) Immediately upon the receipt of those documents required to be filed and published in the Federal Register, there shall be placed upon the original and certified copies the day and hour of filing.

(b) The originals of such documents shall be forwarded to The National Archives for custody.

(c) One certified copy shall be made immediately available for public inspection in the office of the Director.

(d) One certified copy shall be forwarded to the Government Printing Office.** [Sec. XII]

CROSS REFERENCE: For regulations of The National Archives, see 44 CFR Chapter I.

2.15 Treaties, etc., not affected. Nothing in the regulations in this part shall be construed to apply to treaties, conventions, protocols, and other international agreements or proclamations thereof by the President.* [Sec. XIII]]

2.16 Time of publication of documents filed. Documents required to be filed and published in the Federal Register, which are filed in the office of the Director prior to 1:00 p. m., shall be published in the issue of the Federal Register appearing the following distribution day. Documents required to be filed and published in the Federal Register which are filed in the office of the Director subsequent to 1:00 p. m., shall be published in the issue of the Federal Register appearing the second following distribution day; Provided, That where it is deemed advisable and necessary, it shall be in the discretion of the Director to withhold publication of any document until the

**For statutory and source citations, see note to § 2.1.

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succeeding issue or succeeding issues of the Federal Register.*† [Sec. XIV]

2.17 Illustrations. The inclusion of illustrations as a part of documents required or authorized to be published in the Federal Register should be avoided wherever possible. Illustrations accompanying such documents, when published, shall be reduced to a size not greater than 7 by 10 inches and be line cuts only. Copy for illustrations must be forwarded to the Division with the documents of which they are a part.** [Sec. XV]

2.18 Dates of publication of Federal Register. The Federal Register shall be distributed by the Government Printing Office every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. and Saturday morning, excepting days following legal holidays, and shall be in the general form, style, and size of the Congressional Record: Provided, however, That the Administrative Committee may at its discretion provide for a two or three column format.* [Sec. XVI]

2.19 Indexing of Federal Register. The contents of the Federal Register shall be indexed daily, monthly, quarterly, annually, and at such other times as the Director may prescribe.* [Sec. XVII]

2.20 Distribution of Federal Register. Distribution of the Federal Register shall be made by delivery or by deposit at a Post Office at or before 9:00 a. m. of the day of distribution.* [Sec. XVIII]

2.21 Copies for official use. Copies of the Federal Register shall be distributed without charge to Members of Congress, officers and employees of the United States or any Federal agency, in such numbers as shall be necessary for their official use; Provided, however, That extra copies of particular issues shall be paid for by the agency or official requesting them.* [Sec. XIX]

2.22 Requests for copies. All requests for copies of the Federal Register shall be addressed to The Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C.** [Sec. XX]

2.23 Notices. Notwithstanding anything in the regulations in this part to the contrary, no notices shall be published in the Federal Register except those which issue, amend, or repeal regulations; or those which prescribe a penalty; or notices or orders for a public hearing or opportunity for a public hearing with respect to any proceeding to which a Federal agency is required or authorized by statute to admit as a party any state or political subdivision thereof, or any authorities thereof, or representatives of investors, consumers, or other interested class or classes of persons.* [Sec. XXII]

2.24 Effective date of regulations; publication. The regulations in this part shall become effective on June 1, 1938 and shall supersede the regulations approved on November 17, 1936 and the amendments thereto approved on December 31, 1936.

The foregoing regulations in this part shall be published in the Federal Register.** [Sec. XXII]

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*For statutory and source citations, see note to § 2.1.

TITLE 2-THE CONGRESS

EDITORIAL NOTE: No regulations were assigned to this title, since the Federal Register Act (49 Stat. 500) and the Act of June 19, 1937 (50 Stat. 304), amending section 11 thereof, and providing for this Code, do not extend to regulations issued, prescribed, or promulgated by agencies of the "legislative or judicial branches of the Government."

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