[Title 28 CFR Z]
[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 Z - 1--Prosecutions for Obstruction of Justice and Related Charges]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]


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Subpart Z-1--Prosecutions for Obstruction of Justice and Related Charges



Sec. 0.179  Scope.

    This subpart applies to the following matters:
    (a) Obstruction of justice and obstruction of a criminal 
investigation (18 U.S.C. 1501-1511);
    (b) Perjury and subornation of perjury (18 U.S.C. 1621, 1622);
    (c) False declarations before a grand jury or court (18 U.S.C. 
1623);
    (d) Fraud and false statements in matters within the jurisdiction of 
a government agency (18 U.S.C. 1001); and
    (e) Conspiracy to defraud the United States (18 U.S.C. 371).

[Order No. 630-75, 40 FR 53390, Nov. 18, 1975]



Sec. 0.179a  Enforcement responsibilities.

    (a) Matters involving charges of obstruction of justice, perjury, 
fraud or false statement, as described in Sec. 0.179, shall be under the 
supervisory jurisdiction of the Division having responsibility for the 
case or matter in which the alleged obstruction occurred. The Assistant 
Attorney General in charge of each Division shall have full authority to 
conduct prosecution of such charges, including authority to appoint 
special attorneys to present evidence to grand juries. However, such 
enforcement shall be preceded by consultation with the Assistant 
Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division, to determine the 
appropriate supervisory jurisdiction. (See 38 CFR 0.55(p).)
    (b) In the event the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the 
Division having responsibility for the case or matter does not wish to 
assume supervisory jurisdiction he shall refer the matter to the 
Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division for 
handling by that Division.

[Order No. 630-75, 40 FR 53390, Nov. 18, 1975]