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[82 STAT. 1276]
[82 STAT. 1276]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-620-OCT. 22, 1968

[82 STAT.

ing out this chapter. The regulations shall provide, among other things— (1) the manner of certification of copies required to be certified under section 1503 of this title, which certification may be permitted to be based upon confirmed communications from outside the District of Columbia; (2) the documents which shall be authorized under section 1505(b) of this title to be published in the Federal Register; (3) the manner and form in which the Federal Register shall be printed, reprinted, compiled, indexed, bound, and distributed; (4) the number of copies of the Federal Register, which shall be printed, reprinted, and compiled, the number which shall be distributed without charge to Members of Congress, officers and employees of the United States, or Federal agency, for official use, and the number which shall be available for distribution to the public; and (5) the prices to be charged for individual copies of, and subscriptions to, the Federal Register and reprints and bound volumes of it. §1507. Filing document as constructive notice; publication in Federal Register as presumption of validity; judicial notice; citation A document required by section 1505(a) of this title to be published in the Federal Register is not valid as against a person who has not had actual knowledge of it until the duplicate originals or certified copies of the document have been filed with the Office of the Federal Register and a copy made available for public inspection as provided by section 1503 of this title. Unless otherwise specifically provided by statute, filing of a document, required or authorized to be published by section 1505 of this title, except in cases where notice by publication is insufficient in law, is sufficient to give notice of the contents of the document to a person subject to or affected by it. The publication in the Federal Register of a document creates a rebuttable presumption— (1) that it was duly issued, prescribed, or promulgated; (2) that it was filed with the Office of the Federal Register and made available for public inspection at the day and hour stated in the printed notation; (3) that the copy contained in the Federal Register is a true copy of the original; and (4) that all requirements of this chapter and the regulations prescribed under it relative to the document have been complied with. The contents of the Federal Register shall be judicially noticed and without prejudice to any other mode of citation, may be cited by volume and page number. § 1508. Publication in Federal Register as notice of hearing A notice of hearing or of opportunity to be heard, required or authorized to be given by an Act of Congress, or which may otherwise properly be given, shall be deemed to have been ^iven to all persons residing within the States of the Union and the District of Columbia, except m cases where notice by publication is insufficient in law, when the notice is published in the Federal Register at such a time that the eriod between the publication and the date fixed in the notice for the earing or for the termination of the opportunity to be heard is— (1) not less than the time specifically prescribed for the publication of the notice by the appropriate Act of Congress; or

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