Intelligence Law Glossary - Administrative Purposes

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Administrative Purposes

Administrative Law

Department of Defense Regulation 5240.1-R, Procedures Governing the Activities of DOD Intelligence Components that Affect U.S. Persons, § DL1.1.1 (Dec. 1982): Administrative Purposes

Information is collected for "administrative purposes" when it is necessary for the administration of the component concerned, but is not collected directly in performance of the intelligence activities assigned such component. Examples include information relating to the past performance of potential contractors; information to enable such components to discharge their public affairs and legislative duties, including the maintenance of correspondence files; the maintenance of employee personnel and training records; and training materials or documents produced at training facilities.