This subchapter, chapter 7, and sections, , , , , and of this title, and the provisions of section of this title that relate to administrative law judges, do not limit or repeal additional requirements imposed by statute or otherwise recognized by law. Except as otherwise required by law, requirements or privileges relating to evidence or procedure apply equally to agencies and persons. Each agency is granted the authority necessary to comply with the requirements of this subchapter through the issuance of rules or otherwise. Subsequent statute may not be held to supersede or modify this subchapter, chapter 7, sections , , , , , or of this title, or the provisions of section of this title that relate to administrative law judges, except to the extent that it does so expressly.
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|HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES|
|Derivation||U.S. Code||Revised Statutes and |
Statutes at Large
|5 U.S.C. 1011.||June 11, 1946, ch. 324, §12, 60 Stat. 244.|
AMENDMENTS1978-Pub. L. 95-454 substituted "5372" for "5362" wherever appearing. Pub. L. 95-251 substituted "administrative law judges" for "hearing examiners" wherever appearing.1968- Pub. L. 90-623 inserted "of this title" after "7521" wherever appearing.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1978 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 95-454 effective on first day of first applicable pay period beginning on or after the 90th day after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 801(a)(4) of Pub. L. 95-454 set out as an Effective Date note under sectionof this title.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1968 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 90-623 intended to restate without substantive change the law in effect on Oct. 22, 1968, see section 6 of Pub. L. 90-623 set out as a note under sectionof this title.