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Executive Order 12328--Federal employees contracting or trading with Indians

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 12328 of Oct. 8, 1981, appear at 46 FR 50357, 3 CFR, 1981 Comp., p. 186, unless otherwise noted.

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Section 437(b) of Title 18 of the United States Code (94 Stat. 544; Public Law 96-277), and Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. The functions vested in the President by Section 437(b) of Title 18 of the United States Code (94 Stat. 544; Public Law 96-277) to prescribe rules and regulations under which any officer, employee, or agent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs may purchase from or sell to any Indian any service or any real or personal property or any interest therein, are delegated to the Secretary of the Interior.

Sec. 2. The functions vested in the President by Section 437(b) of Title 18 of the United States Code (94 Stat. 544; Public Law 96-277) to prescribe rules and regulations under which any officer, employee, or agent of the Indian Health Service may purchase from or sell to any Indian any service or any real or personal property or any interest therein, are delegated to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Sec. 3. Until rules and regulations are issued pursuant to Sections 1 and 2 of this Order, those rules and regulations previously applicable to Federal employees contracting or trading with Indians are hereby adopted as the rules and regulations of the President pursuant to, and to the extent not inconsistent with, Section 437(b) of Title 18 of the United States Code (25 CFR 140.5 and 141.31).

[Sec. 3 amended by Executive Order 12608 of Sept. 9, 1987, 52 FR 34617, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 245]


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