OVERVIEW OF THE PRIVACY ACT OF 1974

AGENCY RULES

To implement the Act, an agency that maintains a system of records "shall promulgate rules, in accordance with [notice and comment rulemaking, see 5 U.S.C.  553]," which shall--

D. 5 U.S.C.  552a(f)(4)

"establish procedures for reviewing a request from an individual concerning the amendment of any record or information pertaining to the individual, for making a determination on the request, for an appeal within the agency of an initial adverse agency determination, and for whatever additional means may be necessary for each individual to be able to exercise fully his rights under [the Act]."

comment --

For a discussion of this provision, see OMB Guidelines, 40 Fed. Reg. 28,948, 28,967 (1975).


Go to Table of Contents || Previous Section Agency Rules: 5 U.S.C. 552a(f)(3) || Next Section Agency Rules: 5 U.S.C. 552a(f)(5)