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    22 USC Sec. 288                                              01/05/99

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    TITLE 22 - FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSE

    CHAPTER 7 - INTERNATIONAL BUREAUS, CONGRESSES, ETC.

    SUBCHAPTER XVIII - PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


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    Sec. 288. ''International organization'' defined; authority of President

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      For the purposes of this subchapter, the term ''international 
    organization'' means a public international organization in which
    the United States participates pursuant to any treaty or under the
    authority of any Act of Congress authorizing such participation or
    making an appropriation for such participation, and which shall
    have been designated by the President through appropriate Executive
    order as being entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and
    immunities provided in this subchapter.  The President shall be
    authorized, in the light of the functions performed by any such
    international organization, by appropriate Executive order to
    withhold or withdraw from any such organization or its officers or
    employees any of the privileges, exemptions, and immunities
    provided for in this subchapter (including the amendments made by
    this subchapter) or to condition or limit the enjoyment by any such
    organization or its officers or employees of any such privilege,
    exemption, or immunity.  The President shall be authorized, if in
    his judgment such action should be justified by reason of the abuse
    by an international organization or its officers and employees of
    the privileges, exemptions, and immunities provided in this
    subchapter or for any other reason, at any time to revoke the
    designation of any international organization under this section,
    whereupon the international organization in question shall cease to
    be classed as an international organization for the purposes of
    this subchapter.




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    (Dec. 29, 1945, ch. 652, title I, Sec. 1, 59 Stat. 669.)

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                             REFERENCES IN TEXT

    This subchapter, referred to in text, was in the original ''this
    title'', meaning title I of act Dec. 29, 1945, ch. 652, 59 Stat.
    669, which is classified principally to this subchapter.  For
    complete classification of title I to the Code, see Short Title
    note set out below and Tables.


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                               SHORT TITLE

      Section 10 of title I of act Dec. 29, 1945, provided that: ''This
    title (enacting this subchapter and amending section 215 of Title
    8, Aliens and Nationality, sections 116, 1607, 1621, 3466, 3469,
    3475, and 3797 of Internal Revenue Code, 1939, and section 409 of
    Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare) may be cited as the
    'International Organizations Immunities Act'.''


                  INTERNATIONAL COTTON ADVISORY COMMITTEE


      Pub. L. 104-127, title II, Sec. 283, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 980,

   provided that:

      ''(a) In General. - The President shall ensure that the

    Government of the United States participates as a full member of

    the International Cotton Advisory Committee.

      ''(b) Representation by the Secretary. - The Secretary of

    Agriculture shall represent the Government of the United States as

    a member of the International Cotton Advisory Committee and shall

    delegate the primary responsibility to represent the Government of

    the United States to appropriately qualified individuals.''


          ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPLIES FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

      Act Aug. 4, 1947, ch. 479, 61 Stat. 752, provided for the
    procurement and furnishing of administrative supplies by the
    Treasury Department to international organizations until July 1,
    1948. This act was popularly known as the ''International
    Organizations Procurement Act of 1947.''


        PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ENTITLED TO ENJOY CERTAIN
                   PRIVILEGES, EXEMPTIONS, AND IMMUNITIES

      International organizations were designated by executive order as
    public international organizations entitled to enjoy the
    privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the
    International Organizations Immunities Act (this subchapter) as
    follows:


    African Development Bank, Ex. Ord. No. 12403, Feb. 8, 1983, 48 F.R.
      6087.

    African Development Fund, Ex. Ord. No. 11977, Mar. 14, 1977, 42
     F.R. 14671.

    Asian Development Bank, Ex. Ord. No. 11334, Mar. 7, 1967, 32 F.R.
      3933.

    Border Environment Cooperation Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 12904, Mar.
      16, 1994, 59 F.R. 13179.


    Caribbean Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 10983, Dec. 30, 1961, 27 F.R.
      32.

    Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Ex. Ord. No. 12904, Mar.
      16, 1994, 59 F.R. 13179.

    Commission for Labor Cooperation, Ex. Ord. No. 12904, Mar. 16,
      1994, 59 F.R. 13179.

    Commission for the Study of Alternatives to the Panama Canal, Ex.
      Ord. No. 12567, Oct. 2, 1986, 51 F.R. 35495.


    Customs Cooperation Council, Ex. Ord. No. 11596, June 5, 1971, 36
      F.R. 11079.

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Ex. Ord. No.
    12766, June 18, 1991, 56 F.R. 28463.
    European Space Agency, Ex. Ord. No. 11318, Dec. 5, 1966, 31 F.R.
    15307; Ex. Ord. No. 11351, May 22, 1967, 32 F.R. 7561; Ex. Ord.
    No. 11760, Jan. 17, 1974, 39 F.R. 2343; Ex. Ord. No. 12766, June
    18, 1991, 56 F.R. 28463.

    Food and Agriculture Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 9698, Feb. 19,
    1946, 11 F.R. 1809.

    Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 11059, Oct. 23, 1962,
    27 F.R. 10405.

    Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices, Ex. Ord. No. 13052, June 30,
    1997, 62 F.R. 35659.




    Inter-American Defense Board, Ex. Ord. No. 10228, Mar. 26, 1951, 16




      F.R. 2676.




    Inter-American Development Bank, Ex. Ord. No. 10873, Apr. 8, 1960,




      25 F.R. 3097; Ex. Ord. No. 11019, Apr. 27, 1962, 27 F.R. 4145.




    Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Ex. Ord. No.




      9751, July 11, 1946, 11 F.R. 7713.




    Inter-American Investment Corporation, Ex. Ord. No. 12567, Oct. 2,




      1986, 51 F.R. 35495.




    Inter-American Statistical Institute, Ex. Ord. No. 9751, July 11,




      1946, 11 F.R. 7713.

    Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 11059, Oct.
    23, 1962, 27 F.R. 10405.


    Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization, Ex. Ord. No.
    10795, Dec. 13, 1958, 23 F.R. 9709.


    International Atomic Energy Agency, Ex. Ord. No. 10727, Aug. 31,
    1957, 22 F.R. 7099.

    International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Ex. Ord. No.
    9751, July 11, 1946, 11 F.R. 7713.

    International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and
    Mexico, Ex. Ord. No. 12467, Mar. 2, 1984, 49 F.R. 8229.




    International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Ex.




      Ord. No. 11966, Jan. 19, 1977, 42 F.R. 4331.




    International Civil Aviation Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 9863, May




      31, 1947, 12 F.R. 3559.




    International Coffee Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 11225, May 22,




      1965, 30 F.R. 7093.




    International Committee of the Red Cross, Ex. Ord. No. 12643, June




      23, 1988, 53 F.R. 24247.




    International Cotton Advisory Committee, Ex. Ord. No. 9911, Dec.




      19, 1947, 12 F.R. 8719.




    International Cotton Institute, Ex. Ord. No. 11283, May 27, 1966,




      31 F.R. 7667.




    International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) (limited




      privileges), Ex. Ord. No. 12425, June 16, 1983, 48 F.R. 28069;




      Ex. Ord. No. 12971, Sept. 15, 1995, 60 F.R. 48617.




    International Development Association, Ex. Ord. No. 11966, Jan. 19,




      1977, 42 F.R. 4331.




    International Development Law Institute, Ex. Ord. No. 12842, Mar.




      29, 1993, 58 F.R. 17081.




    International Fertilizer Development Center, Ex. Ord. No. 11977,




      Mar. 14, 1977, 42 F.R. 14671.




    International Finance Corporation, Ex. Ord. No. 10680, Oct. 2,




      1956, 21 F.R. 7647.




    International Food Policy Research Institute (limited privileges),




      Ex. Ord. No. 12359, Apr. 22, 1982, 47 F.R. 17791.




    International Fund for Agricultural Development, Ex. Ord. No.




      12732, Oct. 31, 1990, 55 F.R. 46489.




    International Hydrographic Bureau, Ex. Ord. No. 10769, May 29,




      1958, 23 F.R. 3801.




    International Joint Commission - United States and Canada, Ex. Ord.




      No. 9972, June 25, 1948, 13 F.R. 3573.




    International Labor Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 9698, Feb. 19, 1946,




      11 F.R. 1809.




    International Maritime Satellite Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 12238,




      Sept. 12, 1980, 45 F.R. 60877.




    International Monetary Fund, Ex. Ord. No. 9751, July 11, 1946, 11




      F.R. 7713.




    International Pacific Halibut Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 11059, Oct.




      23, 1962, 27 F.R. 10405.




    International Secretariat for Volunteer Service, Ex. Ord. No.




      11363, July 20, 1967, 32 F.R. 10779.




    International Telecommunication Union, Ex. Ord. No. 9863, May 31,




      1947, 12 F.R. 3559.




    International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT),




      Ex. Ord. No. 11718, May 14, 1973, 38 F.R. 12797; Ex. Ord. No.




      11966, Jan. 19, 1977, 42 F.R. 4331.




    International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural




      Resources, Ex. Ord. No. 12986, Jan. 18, 1996, 61 F.R. 1693.




    International Wheat Advisory Committee (International Wheat




      Council), Ex. Ord. No. 9823, Jan. 24, 1947, 12 F.R. 551.




    Interparliamentary Union, Ex. Ord. No. 13097, Aug. 7, 1998, 63 F.R.




      43065.




    Israel-United States Binational Industrial Research and Development




      Foundation, Ex. Ord. No. 12956, Mar. 13, 1995, 60 F.R. 14199.




    Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization, Ex. Ord. No.




      12997, Apr. 1, 1996, 61 F.R. 14949.




    Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, Ex. Ord. No. 12647, Aug.




      2, 1988, 53 F.R. 29323.




    Multinational Force and Observers, Ex. Ord. No. 12359, Apr. 22,




      1982, 47 F.R. 17791.




    North American Development Bank, Ex. Ord. No. 12904, Mar. 16, 1994,




      59 F.R. 13179.




    North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 12895, Jan.




      26, 1994, 59 F.R. 4239.




    North Pacific Marine Science Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 12894, Jan.




      26, 1994, 59 F.R. 4237.




    Organization for European Economic Cooperation (now known as the




      Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), Ex. Ord.




      No. 10133, June 27, 1950, 15 F.R. 4159.




    Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Ex. Ord. No.




      13049, June 11, 1997, 62 F.R. 32471.




    Organization of African Unity (OAU), Ex. Ord. No. 11767, Feb. 19,




      1974, 39 F.R. 6603.




    Organization of American States (includes Pan American Union), Ex.




      Ord. No. 10533, June 3, 1954, 19 F.R. 3289.




    Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Ex. Ord. No. 12669, Feb.




      20, 1989, 54 F.R. 7753.




    Pacific Salmon Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 12567, Oct. 2, 1986, 51




      F.R. 35495.




    Pan American Health Organization (includes Pan American Sanitary




      Bureau), Ex. Ord. No. 10864, Feb. 18, 1960, 25 F.R. 1507.




    Preparatory Commission of the International Atomic Energy Agency,




      Ex. Ord. No. 10727, Aug. 31, 1957, 22 F.R. 7099.




    Provisional Intergovernmental Committee for the Movement of




      Migrants from Europe (now known as the Intergovernmental




      Committee for European Migration), Ex. Ord. No. 10335, Mar. 28,




      1952, 17 F.R. 2741.




    South Pacific Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 10086, Nov. 25, 1949, 14




      F.R. 7147.




    United International Bureau for the Protection of Intellectual




      Property (BIRPI), Ex. Ord. No. 11484, Sept. 29, 1969, 34 F.R.




      15337.




    United Nations, Ex. Ord. No. 9698, Feb. 19, 1946, 11 F.R. 1809.




    United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization,




      Ex. Ord. No. 9863, May 31, 1947, 12 F.R. 3559.




    United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Ex. Ord. No.




      12628, Mar. 8, 1988, 53 F.R. 7725.




    Universal Postal Union, Ex. Ord. No. 10727, Aug. 31, 1957, 22 F.R.




      7099.




    World Health Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 10025, Dec. 30, 1948, 13




      F.R. 9361.




    World Intellectual Property Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 11866, June




      18, 1975, 40 F.R. 26015.




    World Meteorological Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 10676, Sept. 1,




      1956, 21 F.R. 6625.




    World Tourism Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 12508, Mar. 22, 1985, 50




      F.R. 11837.




    World Trade Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 13042, Apr. 9, 1997, 62 F.R.




      18017.




       PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS FORMERLY ENTITLED TO ENJOY




               CERTAIN PRIVILEGES, EXEMPTIONS, AND IMMUNITIES




      Executive orders designating international organizations as




    public international organizations entitled to enjoy the




    privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the




    International Organizations Immunities Act (this subchapter) were




    revoked as follows:




    Caribbean Commission, Ex. Ord. No. 10025, Dec. 30, 1948, 13 F.R.




      9361; revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 10983, Dec. 30, 1961, 27 F.R. 32.




    Coffee Study Group, Ex. Ord. No. 10943, May 19, 1961, 26 F.R. 4419;




      revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12033, Jan. 10, 1978, 43 F.R. 1915.




    Inter-American Coffee Board, Ex. Ord. No. 9751, July 11, 1946, 11




      F.R. 7713; revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 10083, Oct. 10, 1949, 14 F.R.




      6161.




    Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, Ex. Ord. No. 9823, Jan.




      24, 1947, 12 F.R. 551; revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 10083, Oct. 10,




      1949, 14 F.R. 6161.




    Interim Communications Satellite Committee, Ex. Ord. No. 11227,




      June 2, 1965, 30 F.R. 7369; revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 11718, May




      14, 1973, 38 F.R. 12797.




    International Refugee Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 9887, Aug. 22,




      1947, 12 F.R. 5723; revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 10832, Aug. 18, 1959,




      24 F.R. 6753.




    International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium, Ex. Ord. No.




      11277, Apr. 30, 1966, 31 F.R. 6609; revoked by Ex. Ord. No.




      11718, May 14, 1973, 38 F.R. 12797.




    Lake Ontario Claims Tribunal, Ex. Ord. No. 11372, Sept. 18, 1967,




      32 F.R. 13251; revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 11439, Dec. 7, 1968, 33




      F.R. 18257.




    Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, Ex. Ord. No. 10866, Feb. 20,




      1960, 25 F.R. 1584; revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12033, Jan. 10, 1978,




      43 F.R. 1915.




    United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Ex. Ord.




      No. 9698, Feb. 19, 1946, 11 F.R. 1809; revoked by Ex. Ord. No.




      10083, Oct. 10, 1949, 14 F.R. 6161.




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             REVOCATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NOS. 9721 AND 10103




      Ex. Ord. No. 9721, May 10, 1946, 11 F.R. 5209, as amended by Ex.




    Ord. No. 10103, Feb. 1, 1950, 15 F.R. 597, which provided for the




    transfer of Federal Government personnel to public international




    organizations, was revoked with certain savings provisions by




    section 2 of Ex. Ord. No. 10804, Feb. 12, 1959, 24 F.R. 1147, and




    subsequently revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12553, Feb. 25, 1986, 51 F.R.




    7237.




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                   SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS




      This section is referred to in title 8 section 1401; title 15




    sections 78dd-1, 78dd-2, 78dd-3; title 18 sections 831, 1116.

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