Designated Agency Ethics Official [Administrative Personnel] Law and Legal Definition

According 5 CFR 2634.105 [Title 5 -- Administrative Personnel; Chapter XVI -- Office of Government Ethics; Subchapter B -- Government Ethics; Part 2634 -- Executive Branch Financial Disclosure, Qualified Trusts, And Certificates of Divestiture Subpart A -- General Provisions], designated agency ethics official means “the primary officer or employee who is designated by the head of an agency to administer the provisions of title I of the Act and this part within an agency, and in his absence the alternate who is designated by the head of the agency. The term also includes a delegate of such an official, unless otherwise indicated. See subpart B of part 2638 of this chapter on the appointment and additional responsibilities of a designated agency ethics official and alternate.”