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Cite this Code CFR

thus: 12 CFR 201.1


The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and per nent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments agencies of the Federal Government. The Code is divided into 50 titles wh represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each title is divided i chapters which usually bear the name of the issuing agency. Each chapte further subdivided into parts covering specific regulatory areas.


Each volume of the Code is revised at least once each calendar year issued on a quarterly basis approximately as follows:

Title 1 through Title 16.........
Title 17 through Title 27...........
Title 28 through Title 41.

Title 42 through Title 50.............

as of Januar as of Apr


as of Jul

as of Octob

The appropriate revision date is printed on the cover of each volume.


The contents of the Federal Register are required to be judicially noticed U.S.C. 1507). The Code of Federal Regulations is prima facie evidence of text of the original documents (44 U.S.C. 1510).


The Code of Federal Regulations is kept up to date by the individual issue the Federal Register. These two publications must be used together to de mine the latest version of any given rule.

To determine whether a Code volume has been amended since its revis date (in this case, January 1, 1982), consult the "List of CFR Sections Affec (LSA),” which is issued monthly, and the "Cumulative List of Parts Affecte which appears in the Reader Aids section of the daily Federal Register. Th two lists will identify the Federal Register page number of the latest ame ment of any given rule.


Each volume of the Code contains amendments published in the Federal F ister since the last revision of that volume of the Code. Source citations for regulations are referred to by volume number and page number of the Fed Register and date of publication. Publication dates and effective dates are us ly not the same and care must be exercised by the user in determining actual effective date. In instances where the effective date is beyond the cut date for the Code a note has been inserted to reflect the future effective d

Provisions that become obsolete before the revision date stated on the of each volume are not carried. Code users may find the text of provisi effect on a given date in the past by using the appropriate numerical sections affected. For the period before January 1, 1973, consult either th of CFR Sections Affected, 1949-1963, or 1964-1972, published in three sep volumes. For the period beginning January 1, 1973, a "List of CFR Se Affected" is published at the end of each CFR volume.


A subject index to the Code of Federal Regulations is contained in a sep volume, revised semiannually as of January 1 and July 1, entitled CFR 1 AND FINDING AIDS. This volume contains the Parallel Table of Statutory thorities and Agency Rules (Table I), and Acts Requiring Publication in Federal Register (Table III). A list of CFR Titles, Chapters, and Parts an alphabetical list of agencies publishing in the CFR are also included in volume.

An index to the text of Presidential documents appears at the end of compilation of Title 3, The President.

The Federal Register Index is issued monthly in cumulative form. This i is based on a consolidation of the "Contents" entries in the daily Federal R ter.

A List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA) is published monthly, keyed to revision dates of the 50 CFR titles.


For a summary, legal interpretation, or other explanation of any regulatio this volume, contact the issuing agency. Inquiries concerning editing procedu and reference assistance with respect to the Code of Federal Regulations may addressed to the Director, Office of the Federal Register, National Archives Records Service, General Services Administration, Washington, D.C. 20408 (t phone 202-523-3517). Sales are handled exclusively by the Superintendent Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.


Office of the Federal Register.

January 2, 1982.


Title 12-BANKS AND BANKING is composed of four volumes. The parts in the volumes are arranged in the following order: Parts 1-199, 200-299, 300-499, a 500-end. The first volume contains Parts 1-199, the current regulations issu by the Comptroller of the Currency (Department of the Treasury). The seco volume contains Parts 200-299, the current regulations issued by the Fede Reserve System. The third volume contains Parts 300-499, the current regu tions issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Expo Import Bank of the United States. The fourth volume contains Part 500 to e the current regulations issued by the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the Fa Credit Administration, the National Credit Union Administration, the Fede Financing Bank, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, a the Depository Institutions Deregulation Committee. The contents of these w umes represent all of the current regulations codified under this title of the C as of January 1, 1982.

For this volume Doris O'Keefe was Chief Editor. The Code of Federal Regu tions publication program is under the direction of Martha B. Girard, assist by Robert E. Jordan.

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