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Executive Order 10661--Delegating to certain officers of the Government the authority vested in the President to designate persons from foreign countries who may be permitted to receive instruction at the Military, Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10661 of Feb. 27, 1956, appear at 21 FR 1315, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 318, 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 Defense, and, when designated by the Secretary of Defense for such purpose, the Secretary of the Army are hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in the President by the first section of the act of June 26, 1946, ch. 493, 60 Stat. 311, as amended (10 U.S.C. 1093c), to designate persons from the American Republics (other than the United States) and Canada who may be permitted to receive instruction at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.

Sec. 2. The Secretary of Defense, and, when designated by the Secretary of Defense for such purpose, the Secretary of the Navy are hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the following-described authority to designate persons who may be permitted to receive instruction at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland:
(a) The authority vested in the President by the act of July 14, 1941, ch. 292, 55 Stat. 589, as amended (34 U.S.C. 1036-1), with respect to persons from the American Republics (other than the United States) and Canada.
(b) The authority vested in the President by the act of June 24, 1948, ch. 616, 62 Stat. 583 (34 U.S.C. 1036-2), with respect to Filipinos.

Sec. 3. The Secretary of Defense, and, when designated by the Secretary of Defense for such purpose, the Secretary of the Air Force are hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in the President by the first section of the said act of June 26, 1926, as made applicable to the United States Air Force Academy by section 5 of the act of April 1, 1954, ch. 127, 68 Stat. 48 (10 U.S.C. 1854), to designate persons from the American Republics (other than the United States) and Canada who may be permitted to receive instruction at the United States Air Force Academy.

Sec. 4. The Secretary of Commerce is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in the President by the act of August 9, 1946, ch. 928, 60 Stat. 961 (46 U.S.C. 1126b), to designate persons from the American Republics (other than the United States) who may be permitted to receive instruction in the United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps and at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York.

Sec. 5. No persons shall be designated under the authority of this order to receive instruction except after consultation by the designating officer with the Secretary of State.


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