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SUBPART BEXERCISE BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF

CERTAIN POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT Sec. 3.11 Exercise by the Administrator of certain

powers of the President.

SUBPART -REVOCATIONS 3.21 Revocations.

SUBPART A-LEPROSY DUTY BY CIVIL SERVICE

OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES SEC. 3.1 Duty requiring intimate contact with leprosy patients; additional pay for civil service officers or employees. Except as provided in section 3.2, civil service officers and employees of the Service shall receive additional pay for duty requiring intimate contact with leprosy patients on the same basis as is set forth in section 2.91 with respect to oficers of the commissioned corps. (Sec. 209 (g), 58 Stat. 687; 42 U.S.C. Supp., 210 (g)).

Sec. 3.2 Exception respecting certain persons. (a) No civil service officer or employee of the Service who is occupying a position allocated at a level above similar positions at general hospital stations of the Service shall receive any additional payment under section 3.1 until the status of such position has been reallocated in accordance with similar positions at general hospital stations of the Service.

(b) Nothing contained in these regulations shall be construed to authorize any reduction during his incumbency in his present assignment of any civil service officer or employee of the Service who on the effective date of section 3.1 was receiving any increase in pay or allowances under the authority of previous law or regulations on account of his detail for duty at a station of the Service devoted to the care of persons afflicted with leprosy. (Sec. 209 (g), 58 Stat. 687; 42 U.S.C., Sup., 210 (g)). SUBPART B~ EXERCISE BY THE ADMINISTRATOR

OF CERTAIN POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT

SEC. 3.11 Exercise by the Administrator of certain powers of the President. The Administrator is authorized, in his discretion, to exercise the powers of the President (a) to establish special temporary positions under section 207 (a) of the Act, (b) to terminate reserve commissions under section 208 (a) (2) of the Act, and (c) to specify ports under section 366 (a) of the Act.

SUBPART REVOCATIONS SEC. 3.21 Revocations. (a) The following-enumerated paragraphs of the Regulations for the Government of the United States Public Health Service, approved June 18, 1931, as amended, are revoked: 4, 6-8 (incl.), 10-13 (incl.), 16-21 (incl.), 23–31 (incl.), 33–43 (incl.), 45, 49–82 (incl.), 84-87 (incl.), 99-102 (incl.), 118-124 (incl.), 128 except subparagraph (c), 129, 142, 226–259 (incl.), 279–304 (incl.), 306–389 (incl.), 899, and 909-921 (incl.). The revocation of paragraphs 284, 285, 288, and 316_389 (incl.) shall not affect any act done or offense committed under paragraphs 284, 285, and 288, or any proceeding had or commenced in any disciplinary action under paragraphs 316–389 (incl.); and such disciplinary action may be initiated, prosecuted, and completed in accordance with paragraphs 316-389 (incl.) as if such revocation had not been made. Disciplinary action for any act done or offense committed as prescribed in paragraphs 284, 285, and 288 may also be initiated, prosecuted, and completed in accordance with the provisions of these regulations.

(b) Executive Order 9501 of November 21, 1944, entitled “Regulations Governing Recall to Active Duty of Retired Commissioned Officers of the Public Health Service", and Executive Order 9509 of January 8, 1945, entitled “Regulations with Respect to the Uniforms of Commissioned Officers of the Public Health Service, and Governing the Wearing of Such Uniforms", are revoked.

(c) The revocation of Executive Order 9509 shall not revive any of the regulations revoked by paragraph 15 of that order,

HARRY S. TRUMAN THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 14, 1945.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9656

TRANSFER OF SHIPBUILDING STABILIZATION

COMMITTEE By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes, including Title I of the First War Powers Act, 1941, and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

The Shipbuilding Stabilization Committee of the Civilian Production Administration, established by General

Administrative Order No. 2–57 of the Chairman of the War Production Board, effective August 1, 1942, and its functions, including those under Executive Order No. 9250 of October 3, 1942, and so much of the records, property, personnel, and funds of the Civilian Production Administration as relates primarily to such functions, are transferred to the Department of Labor and shall be administered under the supervision and direction of the Secretary of Labor. The Secretary shall fill any vacancies which may occur in the appointive membership of the Committee. Such measures and dispositions as may be determined by the Director of the Bureau of the Budget to be necessary to effectuate the transfers provided for in this order shall be carried out in such manner as the Director may direct and by such agencies as he may designate. All prior regulations, rulings, and other directives relating to any function transferred by this order shall remain in effect except as they are hereafter amended or revoked under proper authority.

HARRY S. TRUMAN THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 15, 1945.

the President or to the Secretary of State or the Secretary of War necessary personnel to assist in the performance of his duties hereunder. The Secretary of State and the Secretary of War are authorized to assist the Representative named herein in the performance of his duties hereunder, and to employ such personnel and make such expenditures, within the limits of appropriate appropriations now or hereafter available for the purpose, as may be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this order, and the Secretary of War may make available, assign, or detail for duty with the Representative named herein such members of the military forces, not exceeding five hundred in number, and other personnel as may be requested for such purposes.

3. The Representative named herein shall have the personal rank of Ambassador and shall receive such compensation and allowance for expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of State. Other necessary personnel employed to assist the Representative named herein in the performance of his duties shall likewise receive such compensation and allowance for expenses as may appropriately be authorized by the Secretary of State or the Secretary of War: Provided, however, That any personnel now in the employ of the Government shall serve without additional compensation but shall receive such allowance for expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of State or the Secretary of War.

4. The Representative named herein is authorized to cooperate with, and receive the assistance of, any foreign Government to the extent deemed necessary by him to accomplish the purposes of this order.

HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 16, 1945.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9657 PROVIDING FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF THE

UNITED STATES IN THE OBSERVATION OF ELECTIONS IN GREECE

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the Statutes, and as President and as Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. In accordance with the responsibilities undertaken by the United States at the Crimea Conference in February 1945 to assist the people in any European liberated state in securing the earliest possible establishment through free elections of governments responsive to the will of the people, and in response to the invitation extended to the United States and other Allied Governments by the Government of Greece, I appoint Henry F. Grady of California, effective as of October 25, 1945, as my representative to head the United States group which will participate with representatives of other Allied Governments in observing the forthcoming elections in Greece.

2. The Representative named herein is authorized to select and recommend to

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9658

POSSESSION, CONTROL, AND OPERATION OF

THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, PLANTS, AND FACILITIES OF THE CAPITAL TRANSIT COMPANY, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

WHEREAS after investigation I find and proclaim that as a result of a labor dispute there are existing interruptions of the operations of the transportation system, plants, and facilities of the Capi.

tal Transit Company, Washington, District of Columbia; that the war effort will be unduly impeded and delayed by such interruptions; that it has become necessary to take possession and assume control of the said transportation system, plants, and facilities for purposes that are needful or desirable in connection with the present wartime emergency; and that the exercise, as hereinafter specified, of the powers vested in me is necessary to insure in the national interest the operation of the said transportation system, plants, and facilities:

NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 9 of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 as amended by section 3 of the War Labor Disputes Act, the act of August 29, 1916, 39 Stat. 845, and the First War Powers Act, 1941, as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. The Director of the Office of Defense Transportation is authorized and directed, through or with the aid of any public officers, Federal agencies, or other government instrumentalities that he may designate, to take possession and assume control of the said transportation system, plants, and facilities owned or operated by the Capital Transit Company, including all real and personal property and other assets used or useful in connection with the operation of such transportation system, plants, and facilities, and to operate or to arrange for the operation of the said transportation system, plants and facilities in such a manner as he may deem necessary to carry out the provisions, and accomplish the purposes of this order.

2. Subject to applicable provisions of existing law, including the orders of the Orice of Defense Transportation issued pursuant to Executive Orders 8989, as amended, and 9156, the said transportation system, plants, and facilities shall be managed and operated under the terms and conditions of employment in effect at the time possession is taken under this order.

3. Except with the prior written consent of the Director, no attachment by mesne process, garnishment, execution, or otherwise shall be levied on or against any of the real or personal property or

other assets, tangible or intangible, in the possession of the Director hereunder.

4. Possession, control, and operation of any plant or facility, or of the transportation system, or any part thereof, or any real or personal property, taken under this order shall be terminated by the Director when he determines that such possession, control, and operation are no longer necessary to carry out the provisions, and accomplish the purposes of this order.

5. For the purposes of paragraphs 1 to 4, inclusive, of this Order, there are hereby transferred to the Director the functions, powers and duties vested in the Secretary of War by that part of section 1 of the said Act of August 29, 1916, reading as follows:

The President, in time of war, is empowered, through the Secretary of War, to take possession and assume control of any system or systems of transportation, or any part thereof, and to utilize the same, to the exclusion as far as may be necessary of all other traffic thereon, for the transfer or transportation of troops, war material and equipment, or for such other purposes la connection with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.

6. The Director of the Office of Defense Transportation may request the Secretary of War to furnish protection for persons employed or seeking employment in the plants, facilities, or transportation system of which possession is taken and to furnish protection for such plants, facilities, and transportation system, and may request the Secretary of War to furnish equipment, manpower, and other facilities or services deemed necessary by the Director to carry out the provisions, and accomplish the purposes of this order; and the Secretary of War is authorized and directed upon such request to take such action as he deems necessary to furnish such protection, equipment, manpower, or other facilities or services.

HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 21, 1945.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9659 EXTENSION OF TRUST PERIODS ON INDIAN

LANDS EXPIRING DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1946

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 5 of the act of February 8, 1887, 24 Stat. 388, 389,

by the act of June 21, 1906, 34 Stat. 325, 326, and by the act of March 2, 1917, 39 Stat. 969, 976, and other applicable provisions of law, it is hereby ordered that the periods of trust or other restrictions against alienation contained in any patent applying to Indian lands, whether of a tribal or individual status, which, unless extended, will expire during the calendar year 1946, be, and they are hereby, extended for a further period of twentyfive years from the date on which any such trust would otherwise expire.

This order is not intended to apply to any case in which Congress has specifically reserved to itself authority to extend the period of trust on tribal or individual Indian lands.

HARRY S. TRUMAN THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 21, 1945.

tions now or hereafter available for the purpose, as the Chief of Counsel may deem necessary for the accomplishment of his duties, and to make available, assign, or detail for duty with the Chief of Counsel such members of the armed forces and other personnel as may be requested by the Chief of Counsel.

2. The Chief of Counsel shall receive such compensation and allowances for expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of War.

3. The Chief of Counsel is authorized to cooperate with, and to receive the assistance of, any foreign Government to the extent deemed necessary by him for the accomplishment of his duties.

HARRY S. TRUMAN THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 29, 1945.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9660

CONFERRING CERTAIN AUTHORITY UPON THE

CHIEF OF COUNSEL IN THE PREPARATION AND PROSECUTION OF CHARGES OF WAR CRIMES AGAINST THE MAJOR LEADERS OF JAPAN AND THEIR PRINCIPAL AGENTS AND ACCESSORIES

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes as President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the Army and the Navy, and to enable Joseph B. Keenan, as Chief of Counsel in the preparation and prosecution of charges of war crimes against the major leaders of Japan and their principal agents and accessories (hereinafter referred to as Chief of Counsel), to perform effectively his functions and duties, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. The Chief of Counsel is authorized to select and recommend to the President or to the head of any executive department, independent establishment, or other federal agency, necessary personnel to assist him in the performance of his duties. The head of each executive department, independent establishment, and other federal agency is authorized to assist the Chief of Counsel in the performance of his duties and to employ such personnel and make such expenditures, within the limits of the appropria

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9661 POSSESSION, CONTROL, AND OPERATION OF

THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, PLANTS, AND FACILITIES OF THE GREAT LAKES TOWING COMPANY, CLEVELAND, OHIO

WHEREAS after investigation I find and proclaim that as a result of a labor dispute there are interruptions of the operations of the transportation system, plants, and facilities of The Great Lakes Towing Company located and operated upon the Great Lakes and tributary waters; that the war effort will be unduly impeded and delayed by such interruptions; that it has become necessary to take possession and assume control of the said transportation system, plants, and facilities for purposes that are needful or desirable in connection with the present wartime emergency; and that the exercise, as hereinafter specified, of the powers vested in me is necessary to insure in the national interest the operation of the said transportation system, plants, and facilities:

NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 9 of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 as amended by section 3 of the War Labor Disputes Act, the Act of August 29, 1916, 39 Stat. 645, and the First War Powers Act, 1941, as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the

1 Noted in Title 25, Appendix to Chapter I, infra.

thereof, and to utilize the same, to the exclusion as far as may be necessary of all other traffic thereon, for the transfer or transportation of troops, war material and equipment, or for such other purposes in connection with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.

6. The Director of the Office of Defense Transportation may request the Secretary of the Navy to furnish protection for persons employed or seeking employment in the plants, facilities, or transportation system of which possession is taken and to furnish protection for such plants, facilities, and transportation system, and may request the Secretary of the Navy to furnish equipment, manpower, and other facilities or services deemed necessary by the Director to carry out the provisions, and accomplish the purposes of this order; and the Secretary of the Navy is authorized and directed upon such request to take such action as he deems necessary to furnish such protection, equipment, manpower, or other facilities or services.

HARRY S. TRUMAN THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 29, 1945.

Army and Navy, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. The Director of the Office of Defense Transportation is authorized and directed, through or with the aid of any public officers, Federal agencies, or other government instrumentalities that he may designate, to take possession and assume control of the said transportation system, plants, and facilities owned or operated by The Great Lakes Towing Company, including all real and personal property and other assets used or useful in connection with the operation of such transportation system, plants, and facilities, and to operate or to arrange for the operation of the said transportation system, plants and facilities in such a manner as he may deem necessary to carry out the provisions, and accomplish the purposes of this order.

2. Subject to applicable provisions of existing law, including the orders of the Ofice of Defense Transportation issued pursuant to Executive Order 8989, as amended, the said transportation system, plants, and facilities shall be managed and operated under the terms and conditions of employment in effect at the time possession is taken under this order.

3. Except with the prior written consent of the Director, no attachment by mesne process, garnishment, execution, or otherwise shall be levied on or against any of the real or personal property or other assets, tangible or intangible, in the possession of the Director hereunder.

4. Possession, control, and operation of any plant or facility, or of the transportation system, or any part thereof, or any real or personal property, taken under this order shall be terminated by the Director when he determines that such possession, control, and operation are no longer necessary to carry out the provisions, and accomplish the purposes of this order.

5. For the purposes of paragraphs 1 to 4, inclusive, of this order, there are hereby transferred to the Director the functions, powers and duties vested in the Secretary of War by that part of section 1 of the said Act of August 29, 1916, reading as follows:

The President, in time of war, is empowered, through the Secretary of War, to take possession and assume control of any system or systems of transportation, or any part

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9662

RESTRICTING COMPETITION IN CERTAIN

CIVIL-SERVICE EXAMINATIONS TO VET-
ERANS 1

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 3 of the Veterans' Preference Act of 1944, approved June 27, 1944 (58 Stat. 387, 388), and section 1753 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (5 U.S.C. 631), it is hereby ordered as follows:

In civil-service examinations for the position of Correctional Officer in the Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice, the United States Civil Service Commission shall restrict competition during the present war and for five years following the termination thereof to persons entitled to preference under the said Veterans' Preference Act of 1944, as long as persons entitled to preference are available.

HARRY S. TRUMAN THE WHITE HOUSE,

November 29, 1945.

1 Tabulated in Title 5, § 91.1.

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