Regulations last checked for updates: May 27, 2024

Title 1 - General Provisions last revised: Jan 01, 1900
§ 5.1 - Publication policy.

(a) Pursuant to chapter 15 of title 44, United States Code, and this chapter, the Director of the Federal Register shall publish a serial publication called the Federal Register to contain the following:

(1) Executive orders, proclamations, and other Presidential documents.

(2) Documents required to be published therein by law.

(3) Documents accepted for publication under § 5.3.

(b) Each document required or authorized to be filed for publication shall be published in the Federal Register as promptly as possible, within limitations imposed by considerations of accuracy, usability, and reasonable costs.

(c) In prescribing regulations governing headings, preambles, effective dates, authority citations, and similar matters of form, the Administrative Committee does not intend to affect the validity of any document that is filed and published under law.

authority: 44 U.S.C. 1506,4101; sec. 6, E.O. 10530, 19 FR 2709; 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 189
source: 37 FR 23604, Nov. 4, 1972, unless otherwise noted.
cite as: 1 CFR 5.1