Executive Order 12359 -- Public International Organizations Entitled To Enjoy Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities

April 22, 1982

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Section 1 of the International Organizations Immunities Act (59 Stat. 669, 22 U.S.C. 288), and having found that the United States participates in the following organizations, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. The Multinational Force and Observers, in which the United States participates pursuant to Section 138 of Public Law 97 - 51 and Public Law 97 - 132, is hereby designated as a public international organization entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the International Organizations Immunities Act.

Sec. 2. The International Food Policy Research Institute, in which the United States participates pursuant to Section 301(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2221(h)), is hereby designated as a public international organization entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the International Organizations Immunities Act; except those provided by Section 2(a), Section 2(b), Section 2(c), that portion of the last clause of Section 2(d) relating to official communications, and Section 7(b) of that Act (22 U.S.C. 288a (a), (b), (c), the last clause of (d) and 288d(b)).

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

April 22, 1982.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 10:54 a.m., April 23, 1982]

Note: The text of the Executive order was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on April 23.