(a) A former officer or employee of the FAA may not appear on behalf
of, or represent, any party before the FAA in connection with any matter
to which this part applies, if he considered or passed on that matter
while he was an officer or employee of the FAA.
(b) A person appearing before the FAA on any matter to which this part
applies may not, in connection with that appearance, knowingly accept
assistance from, or share fees with, any person who is prohibited by
paragraph (a) of this section, from appearing himself on that matter.
(c) A former official or employee of the FAA may not, within 6 months
after he ceases to be such an officer or employee, appear before the FAA
on behalf of, or represent, any party in connection with any proceeding
that was pending under this part while he was an officer or employee of
the FAA, unless he obtains written consent from an appropriate officer of
the FAA, based on a verified showing that he did not personally consider
the matter concerned or gain particular knowledge of it while he was an
officer or employee of the FAA.