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Executive Order 12068--Providing for transfer to the Attorney General of certain functions under section 707 of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 12068 of June 30, 1978, appear at 43 FR 28971, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 209, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including Section 9 of Reorganization Plan Number 1 of 1978 (43 FR 19807), in order to clarify the Attorney General's authority to initiate public sector litigation under Section 707 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2000e-6), it is ordered as follows:

1-1. Section 707 Functions of the Attorney General.

1-101. Section 5 of Reorganization Plan Number 1 of 1978 (43 FR 19807) shall become effective on July 1, 1978.

1-102. The functions transferred to the Attorney General by Section 5 of Reorganization Plan Number 1 of 1978 shall, consistent with Section 707 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, be performed in accordance with Department of Justice procedures heretofore followed under Section 707.


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