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Executive Order 10609--Delegating to the Secretary of State authority to appoint alternate United States Commissioners to the Caribbean Commission

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10609 of May 7, 1955, appear at 20 FR 3147, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 250, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code (65 Stat. 713), and as President of the United States, it is ordered that the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby, designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, so much of the authority vested in the President by the first section of the Joint Resolution of March 4, 1948, entitled "Joint Resolution providing for membership and participation by the United States in the Caribbean Commission and authorizing an appropriation therefore" (62 Stat. 66; 22 U.S.C. 280h) as consists of authority to appoint alternate United States Commissioners to the Caribbean Commission.


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