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Source Document

Administrative Law

Executive Order 12958, Classified National Security Information, § 6.1(jj) (1995) (superseded)

“Source document” means an existing document that contains classified information that is incorporated, paraphrased, restated, or generated in new form into a new document.

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

For purposes of this order:
(nn)  "Source document" means an existing document that contains classified information that is incorporated, paraphrased, restated, or generated in new form into a new document.