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Executive Order 10854--Extension of the application of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10854 of Nov. 27, 1959, appear at 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389, unless otherwise indicated.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 1110 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (72 Stat. 800; 49 U.S.C. 1510), and as President of the United States, and having determined that such action would be in the national interest, I hereby order as follows:

The application of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (72 Stat. 731; 49 U.S.C. 1301 et seq.), to the extent necessary to permit the Secretary of Transportation to accomplish the purposes and objectives of Titles III and XII thereof (49 U.S.C. 1341-1355 and 1521-1523), is hereby extended to those areas of land or water outside the United States and the overlying airspace thereof over or in which the Federal Government of the United States, under international treaty, agreement or other lawful arrangement, has appropriate jurisdiction or control: Provided, that the Secretary, prior to taking any action under the authority hereby conferred, shall first consult with the Secretary of State on matters affecting foreign relations, and with the Secretary of Defense on matters affecting national-defense interests, and shall not take any action which the Secretary of State determines to be in conflict with any international treaty or agreement to which the United States is a party, or to be inconsistent with the successful conduct of the foreign relations of the United States, or which the Secretary of Defense determines to be inconsistent with the requirements of national defense.

[EO 10854 amended by EO 11382 of Nov. 28, 1967, 32 FR 16247, 3 CFR, 1966-1970 Comp., p. 691]

Editorial note: The Ryukyu Islands were removed from the applicability of Executive Order 10854 by Executive Order 11326 of Feb. 13, 1967, 31 FR 2841, 3 CFR, 1966-1970 Comp., p. 617.