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Executive Order 9892--Designating the Fish and Wildlife Service as the agency responsible for the enforcement of the Sockeye Salmon Fishery Act of 1947

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 9892 of Sept. 20, 1947, appear at 12 FR 6345, 3 CFR, 1943-1948 Comp., p. 666, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 6(a) of the Sockeye Salmon Fishery Act of 1947 (Public Law No. 255, 80th Congress), and as President of the United States, I hereby designate the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior as the Federal agency which shall be responsible, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, for the enforcement of the provisions of (1) the said Sockeye Salmon Fishery Act of 1947, (2) the convention between the United States of America and the Dominion of Canada for the protection, preservation, and extension of the sockeye salmon fishery of the Fraser River system, signed at Washington on May 26, 1930, and (3) the regulations of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission, created pursuant to Article II of the said convention.


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