Executive Order 524

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Schedule A of the civil service rules is hereby amended by striking out paragraph 5 under Section II, Treasury Department.

The paragraph stricken out reads:

‘‘5. All deputy collectors of internal revenue who are borne on the rolls as such, and the allowance for whose salaries is approved by the Secretary of the Treasury: Provided, That no position designated as a clerkship under a collector of internal revenue, appointment to which is made by the Secretary of the Treasury, shall be discontinued for the purpose of substituting a deputy collectorship therefor or for any reason other than a bona fide reduction of force, and that before such reduction shall be made the reasons therefor shall be given in writing by the collector of the district, and shall be approved by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue and the Secretary of the Treasury. This exception from the requirement of examination shall not apply to the fifth internal-revenue district of North Carolina."
Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House,

November 7, 1906.

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