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Original Classification Authority with Jurisdiction over the Information

Administrative Law

32 CFR § 2001.92(m):  Definitions [32 CFR CHAPTER XX—INFORMATION SECURITY OVERSIGHT OFFICE, NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION: 32 CFR PART 2001—CLASSIFIED NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATION]

(m) Original classification authority with jurisdiction over the information
includes:
(1) The official who authorized the original classification, if that official is still serving in the same position;
(2) The originator's current successor in function;
(3) A supervisory official of either; or
(4) The senior agency official under the Order.