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Executive Order 11467--Delegating to the Secretary of State authority to approve or reject recommendations and actions of certain fisheries commissions

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 11467 of May 1, 1969, appear at 34 FR 7271, 3 CFR, 1966-1970 Comp., p. 787, 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, it is ordered as follows:

Section 1. The Secretary of State is hereby designated and empowered to perform the following-described functions without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President:
(1) The authority vested in the President by section 6(a) of the North Pacific Fisheries Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 699; 16 U.S.C. 1025(a)) to accept or reject, on behalf of the United States, recommendations made by the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission in accordance with the provisions of Article III, section 1, of the International Convention for the High Seas Fisheries of the North Pacific Ocean (signed at Tokyo May 9, 1952, TIAS 2786) and recommendations made by the Commission in pursuance of the provisions of the Protocol to that Convention.
(2) The authority vested in the President by Article III, paragraph 2, of the Convention between the United States of America and Canada for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea (signed at Ottawa, March 2, 1953, TIAS 2900) to approve or reject actions of the International Pacific Halibut Commission taken pursuant to that paragraph.

Sec. 2. In carrying out his authority under section 1 of this order the Secretary of State shall consult with the Secretary of Commerce.

[Sec. 2 amended by Executive Order 12608 of Sept. 9, 1987, 52 FR 34617, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 245]