United States Code

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§ 7513.
Reproduction of returns and other documents
(a)
In general

The Secretary is authorized to have any Federal agency or any person process films or other photoimpressions of any return, document, or other matter, and make reproductions from films or photoimpressions of any return, document, or other matter.

(b)
Regulations

The Secretary shall prescribe regulations which shall provide such safeguards as in the opinion of the Secretary are necessary or appropriate to protect the film, photoimpressions, and reproductions made therefrom, against any unauthorized use, and to protect the information contained therein against any unauthorized disclosure.

(c)
Penalty

For penalty for violation of regulations for safeguarding against unauthorized use of any film or photoimpression, or reproduction made therefrom, and against unauthorized disclosure of information contained therein, see section 7213.

(Added Pub. L. 85–866, title I, § 90(a), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1666; amended Pub. L. 94–455, title XII, § 1202(f), title XIX, § 1906(b)(13)(A), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1687, 1834.)
cite as: 26 USC 7513