Transcript of Department of Justice Order No. 546-73 (View Images)
Office of the Attorney General
Washington , D.C. 20530
TITLE 28 – JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER I – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
PART 0 – ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Order No. 546-73
ABOLISHMENT OF OFFICE OF WATERGATE SPECIAL PROSECUTION FORCE
This order abolishes the Office of Watergate Special Prosecution Force. The functions of that Office revert to the Criminal Division.
By virtue of the authority vested in me by 28 U.S.C. 509, 510 and 5 U.S.C. 301, the Office of Watergate Special Prosecution Force is abolished. Accordingly, Part 0 of Chapter I of Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations, is amended as follows:
1. Section 0.1 of Subpart A, which lists the organizational units of the Department, is amended by deleting “Office of Watergate Special Prosecution Force.”
2. Subpart G-1 is revoked.
Order No. 517-73 of May 31, 1973 , Order No. 518-73 of May 31, 1973 , Order No. 525-73 of July 8, 1973 , and Order No. 531-73 of July 31, 1973 , are revoked.
This order is effective as of October 21, 1973.
Robert H. Bork [signed]
Acting Attorney General
Citation: Department of Justice Order No. 546-73, “Abolishment of Office of Watergate Special Prosecution Force as the Director Thereof”, October 21, 1973; Basic Documents, BSD-1 Authority and Establishment, box 1; Administration Records, Records of the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, Record Group 460; NARA, College Park, MD.