FCC 1.20000 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 1.20000 Purpose.
Pursuant to the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act
(CALEA), Public Law 103-414, 108 Stat. 4279 (1994) (codified as amended
in sections of 18 U.S.C. and 47 U.S.C.), this subpart contains rules
that require a telecommunications carrier to:
(a) Ensure that any interception of communications or access to
call-identifying information effected within its switching premises can
be activated only in accordance with appropriate legal authorization,
appropriate carrier authorization, and with the affirmative
intervention of an individual officer or employee of the carrier acting
in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Commission; and
(b) Implement the assistance capability requirements of CALEA section
103, 47 U.S.C. 1002, to ensure law enforcement access to authorized
wire and electronic communications or call-identifying information.
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