[Title 28 CFR E]
[Code of Federal Regulations (annual edition) - July 1, 2002 Edition]
[Title 28 - JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION]
[Chapter I - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Part 0 - ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Subpart E - 3--Office of Public Affairs]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]


28JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION12002-07-012002-07-01false3--Office of Public AffairsESubpart EJUDICIAL ADMINISTRATIONDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
                  Subpart E-3--Office of Public Affairs



Sec. 0.28  General functions.

    The Office of Public Affairs is headed by a Director of Public 
Affairs who shall:
    (a) Handle matters pertaining to relations with the public 
generally.
    (b) Disseminate information to the press, the radio and television 
services, the public, members of Congress, officials of Government, 
schools, colleges, and civic organizations.
    (c) Coordinate the relations of the Department of Justice with the 
news media.
    (d) Serve as a central agency for information relating to the work 
and activities of all agencies of the Department.
    (e) Prepare public statements and news releases.
    (f) Coordinate Department publications.
    (g) Assist the Attorney General and other officials of the 
Department in preparing for news conferences, interviews and other 
contacts with the news media.

[Order No. 960-81, 46 FR 52343, Oct. 27, 1981. Redesignated by Order No. 
1497-91, 56 FR 25629, June 5, 1991]

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