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Executive Order 9634--Providing for the establishment of fishery conservation zones

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 9634 of Sept. 28, 1945, appear at 10 FR 12305, 3 CFR, 1943-1948 Comp., p. 437, unless otherwise noted.

Cross reference: Proclamation 2668 of Sept. 28, 1945, this chapter, serves as the authority for this Executive order.

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered that the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Interior shall from time to time jointly recommend the establishment by Executive orders of fishery conservation zones in areas of the high seas contiguous to the coasts of the United States, pursuant to the proclamation entitled "Policy of the United States With Respect to Coastal Fisheries in Certain Areas of the High Seas," this day signed by me, and said Secretaries shall in each case recommend provisions to be incorporated in such orders relating to the administration, regulation and control of the fishery resources of and fishing activities in such zones, pursuant to authority of law heretofore or hereafter provided.