Executive Order 967

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Signed by President  Theodore Roosevelt  Monday, November 9, 1908 1908 CSR 125; 2 Canal Record 106, December 2, 1908
Amends Executive Order 394, January 6, 1906. Also see Executive Order 274, November 15, 1904.

Schedule A, Section VIII, paragraph 1, of the civil-service rules, is hereby amended by the addition of the following words at the end of the paragraph:

Unless he was classified by the executive order of November 15, 1904, in a position which was then and is at the time of the proposed transfer in the competitive service.


As amended the paragraph will read as follows:

  1. All officers and employees in the service of the Isthmian Canal Commission upon the Isthmus of Panama except those who are to perform the duties of clerk, bookkeeper, stenographer, typewriter, surgeon, physician, trained nurse, or draftsman. Appointments to clerical positions on the Isthmus of Panama paying less than $75 in gold per month may be made without examination under the civil-service rules. No person appointed to the service on the Isthmus of Panama otherwise than through competitive examination or by transfer or promotion from a competitive position shall be transferred to a competitive position, unless he was classified by the executive order of November 15, 1904, in a position which was then and is at the time of the proposed transfer in the competitive service.
Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House,

November 9, 1908.


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