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Executive Order 10471--Authorizing the heads of departments and agencies to grant leaves of absence to certain persons

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10471 of July 17, 1953, appear at 18 FR 4231, 3 CFR, 1949-1953 Comp., p. 952, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, and as President of the United States, if is ordered as follows:

1. The heads of the several departments and agencies of the Government are hereby authorized and empowered, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, to exercise, with respect to personnel in their respective department or agency, the authority conferred upon the President by section 6305(b) of title 5 of the United States Code, to authorize leaves of absence in accordance with the said section 6305(b) to persons who receive compensation in accordance with section 401 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3961).

[Sec. 1 amended by EO 12292 of Feb. 23, 1981, 46 FR 13967, 3 CFR, 1981 Comp., p. 134]

2. This order shall be effective as of July 5, 1953.