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Departmental Regulation 1521-001

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Office of the General Counsel

Legal Review and Execution of Settlement Agreements

1. PURPOSE
 
This Departmental Regulation (DR) establishes the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements for obtaining legal sufficiency review and concurrence for monetary settlement agreements above certain thresholds. This DR also sets forth the level of authority necessary for the execution of settlement agreements by USDA Mission Areas, agencies, and staff offices.
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