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LEGAL AUTHORITY (1)

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Definition: The law, executive order, rule, regulation, or other basis that authorizes the appointing officer to effect a personnel action on an employee.
Data Format: Text_F
Data Length: 3
Applicability: Form - Personnel Actions Standard Form 50/52
Form - Personnel Actions Standard Form 50/52
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Notes: Legal authority codes that are current appointment authority codes may only be established by OPM. Legal authority codes established by OPM may begin with an alphabetic character or the numeric characters 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. Agencies may create their own legal authority codes, but not current appointment authority codes. These legal authority codes must begin with the numeric characters 6, 7, 8, or 9. Agency-created legal authority codes may be cited on actions that: (1) are not reported to the Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) or (2) are reported to the EHRI as the second legal authority code.
Valid Values: Current Values
Past Values