Administrative Law - CFR - 32 CFR 1901.02: Definitions.

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32 CFR 1901.02: Definitions.

For purposes of this part, the following terms have the meanings indicated:

(a) Agency or CIA

means the United States Central Intelligence Agency acting through the CIA Information and Privacy Coordinator;

(b) Days

means calendar days when the Agency is operating and specifically excludes Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays. Three (3) days may be added to any time limit imposed on a requester by this part if responding by U.S. domestic mail; ten (10) days may be added if responding by international mail;

(c) Control

means ownership or the authority of the CIA pursuant to federal statute or privilege to regulate official or public access to records;

(d) Coordinator

means the CIA Information and Privacy Coordinator who serves as the Agency manager of the information review and release program instituted under the Privacy Act;

(e) Federal agency

means any executive department, military department, or other establishment or entity included in the definition of agency in 5 U.S.C. 552(f);

(f) Interested party

means any official in the executive, military, congressional, or judicial branches of government, United States or foreign, or U.S. Government contractor who, in the sole discretion of the CIA, has a subject matter or physical interest in the documents or information at issue;

(g) Maintain

means maintain, collect, use, or disseminate;

(h) Originator

means the U.S. Government official who originated the document at issue or successor in office or such official who has been delegated release or declassification authority pursuant to law;

(i) Privacy Act or PA

means the statute as codified at 5 U.S.C. 552a;

(j) Record

means an item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by the Central Intelligence Agency in a system of records;

(k) Requester or individual

means a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence who is a living being and to whom a record might pertain;

(l) Responsive record

means those documents (records) which the Agency has determined to be within the scope of a Privacy Act request;

(m) Routine use

means, with respect to the disclosure of a record, the use of such record for a purpose which is compatible with the purpose for which the record is maintained;

(n) System of records

means a group of any records under the control of the Central Intelligence Agency from which records are retrieved by the name of an individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to that individual.