Title 5: Administrative Personnel
CHAPTER I: OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
SUBCHAPTER A: CIVIL SERVICE RULES
PART 10: AGENCY ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEMS; OPM AUTHORITY TO REVIEW PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS (RULE X)
10.1 - Definitions.
For purposes of this rule?
(a) 'Agency' means an Executive agency as defined in Rule IX, but does not include a Government corporation or the General Accounting Office; and
(b) 'Merit system principles' means the principles for Federal personnel management that are set forth in section 2301(b) of title 5, United States Code.