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Executive Order 10307--Delegating to the Secretary of State the authority of the President to prescribe regulations governing the taking of testimony with respect to the authentication of foreign documents and the fixing of certain fees in connection therewith

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10307 of Nov. 23, 1951, appear at 16 FR 11709, 3 CFR, 1949-1953 Comp., p. 837, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the act of August 8, 1950, 64 Stat. 419 (3 U.S.C. Supp. 301-303), I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State (1) the authority vested in the President by section 3496 of title 18 of the United States Code (62 Stat. 836) to prescribe regulations governing the manner of executing and returning commissions by consular officers under the provisions of section 3492-3494 of the said title, and schedules of fees allowable to witnesses, foreign counsel, and interpreters under section 3495 of the said title, and (2) the authority vested in the President by section 3492 (c) of title 18 of the United States Code (62 Stat. 835) to prescribe regulations making the provisions of sections 3492-3496 of the said title applicable to diplomatic officers.

Executive Order No. 8298 of December 4, 1939, entitled "Regulations Governing the Manner of Executing and Returning Commissions by Officers of the Foreign Service in Criminal Cases, and Schedule of Fees and Compensation in Such Cases", is hereby revoked.


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