Office of the Attorney General 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Delegation of Authority Concerning Mutual Legal Assistance
Document Number: 2017-02955
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-14
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
The Attorney General has delegated to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, with certain restrictions, the authority to perform the functions of the ``Central Authority'' or ``Competent Authority'' under treaties and executive agreements between the United States and other countries on mutual assistance in criminal matters that designate the Attorney General or the Department of Justice as such authority. The Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division is authorized to re-delegate this authority to the Deputy Assistant Attorneys General and to the Director and Deputy Directors of the Office of International Affairs (OIA). This final rule will expand the scope of persons to whom this authority may be re- delegated to include OIA's Associate Directors.