32 CFR 1909.01: Authority and purpose.
This part is issued under the authority of and in order to implement § 4.5 of Executive Order 12958 (or successor Orders); the CIA Information Act of 1984 (50 U.S.C. 431); sec. 102 of the National Security Act of 1947, as amended (50 U.S.C. 403); and sec. 6 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949, as amended (50 U.S.C. 403g).
(1) This part prescribes procedures for:
(i) Requesting access to CIA records for purposes of historical research, or
(ii) Requesting access to CIA records as a former Presidential appointee.
(2) Section 4.5 of Executive Order 12958 and these regulations do not create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by a party against the United States, its agencies, officers, or employees.