Aug 30

Code of Federal Regulations (32 CFR Part 701)

Availability of DON Records and Publication of DON Documents Affecting the Public - Publish Date: 09/10/10


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Subparts A, B, C and D of 32 CFR Part 701 issue policies and procedures for implementing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552) and Department of Defense Directive 5400.7–R series (the DoD FOIA Program), as well as promote uniformity in the Department of the Navy FOIA Program.

Subpart E implements the Privacy Act (PA) of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) and provisions of the DoD Directive 5400.7-R series.

Subparts F and G implement the PA (5 U.S.C. 552a) and DoD Directives 5400.11 series and 5400.11–R series, and provide DON policies and procedures to ensure that all DON military members and civilian/contractor employees are made fully aware of their rights and responsibilities under the provisions of the PA; to balance the government's need to maintain information with the obligation to protect individuals against unwarranted invasions of their privacy stemming from the DON's collection, maintenance, use and disclosure of personally identifiable information; and to require privacy management practices and procedures be employed to evaluate privacy risks in publicly accessible DON websites and unclassified non-national security information systems.

32 CFR Part 701 is broken down as follows:

TAGS: FOIA, IA, Privacy, RM