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§ 1.1941 Exemptions.
(a) The preceding sections of this part, to the extent they reflect
remedies or procedures prescribed by the Debt Collection Act of 1982
and the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, such as administrative
offset, use of credit bureaus, contracting for collection agencies, and
interest and related charges, do not apply to debts arising under, or
payments made under, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (26
U.S.C. 1 et seq.); the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 301 et seq.),
except to the extent provided under 42 U.S.C. 404 and 31 U.S.C.
3716(c); or the tariff laws of the United States. These remedies and
procedures, however, may be authorized with respect to debts that are
exempt from the Debt Collection Act of 1982 and the Debt Collection
Improvement Act of 1996, to the extent that they are authorized under
some other statute or the common law.
(b) This section should not be construed as prohibiting the use of
these authorities or requirements when collecting debts owed by persons
employed by agencies administering the laws cited in paragraph (a) of
this section unless the debt arose under those laws. However, the
Commission is authorized to assess interest and related charges on
debts which are not subject to 31 U.S.C. 3717 to the extent authorized
under the common law or other applicable statutory authority.
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