United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Jan 30, 2023
Civil service; generally
The President may—
prescribe such regulations for the admission of individuals into the civil service in the executive branch as will best promote the efficiency of that service;
ascertain the fitness of applicants as to age, health, character, knowledge, and ability for the employment sought; and
appoint and prescribe the duties of individuals to make inquiries for the purpose of this section.
cite as: 5 USC 3301