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Declassification

Administrative Law

Executive Order 12958, Classified National Security Information, § 6.1(k) (1995) (superseded)

“Declassification” means the authorized change in the status of information from classified information to unclassified information.

Executive Order 13,526, Classified National Security Information, § 6.1 (m) (December 29, 2009)

For purposes of this order:
(m)  "Declassification" means the authorized change in the status of information from classified information to unclassified information.