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Title 15 Subtitle A Part 15 Subpart A §15.1

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Title 15 Subtitle A Part 15 Subpart A §15.1

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Title 15Subtitle APart 15Subpart A → §15.1


Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade
PART 15—LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
Subpart A—Service of Process


§15.1   Scope and purpose.

(a) This subpart sets forth the procedures to be followed when a summons or complaint is served on the Department, a component, or the Secretary or a Department employee in his or her official capacity.

(b) This subpart is intended to ensure the orderly execution of the affairs of the Department and not to impede any legal proceeding.

(c) This subpart does not apply to subpoenas. The procedures to be followed with respect to subpoenas are set out in subpart B.

(d) This subpart does not apply to service of process made on a Department employee personally on matters not related to official business of the Department or to the official responsibilities of the Department employee.

[53 FR 41318, Oct. 21, 1988. Redesignated and amended at 62 FR 19669, 19670, Apr. 23, 1997]


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