This part sets forth the rules issued by the Secretary of Agriculture to implement section 1337 of Public Law 97-98 relating to:

Terms Used In 7 CFR 1a.1

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.

(a) Arrests without warrant for certain criminal felony violations;

(b) Execution of warrants for arrests, searches of premises and seizures of evidence; and

(c) The carrying of firearms by designated officials of the Office of Inspector General.