Executive Order 9943

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By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1948, approved April 3, 1948 (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Act’’), and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered, in the interest of the internal management of the Government, as follows:

  1. The Administrator for Economic Cooperation is hereby authorized and directed to make appropriate allocations, for the purposes of Titles I and IV of the Act except section 404(b) of Title IV, to any department, agency, or establishment of the Government, from such funds as shall be made available to the Economic Cooperation Administration by the President out of funds advanced by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and out of appropriated funds.

  2. It is hereby determined, pursuant to sections 119 and 403 of the Act, that the performance of the functions authorized under Titles I and IV of the Act without regard to the following laws will further the purposes of the said Titles I and IV:

15 U.S.C. 616a (48 Stat. 500)
31 U.S.C. 529
(sec. 3648, Revised Statutes, as amended)
41 U.S.C. 5
(sec. 3709, Revised Statutes, as amended)
41 U.S.C. 8
(sec. 3710, Revised Statutes)
41 U.S.C. 10a
(47 Stat. 1520)
41 U.S.C. 13
(sec. 3735, Revised Statutes)
46 U.S.C. 1241 (49 Stat. 2015)

Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
The White House,
April 10, 1948.


Superseded by:

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