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Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

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The process of making a record available to an individual who is the subject of the record to inspect in person or by providing a copy of the record by mail (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 509). The ability and opportunity to obtain knowledge of classified information. An individual is considered to have access by being in a place where national security information is kept, processed, handled, or discussed, if the security control measures that are in force do not prevent that person from gaining knowledge of such information (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapters 562, 566, 567, 568).

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