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(k) Subsection (f) of section 851 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as added by this title,3 shall apply, in addition to present participants, to former participants who separated from the Foreign Service to enter the Armed Forces within the five-year period immediately preceding the effective date of this title and who are members of the Armed Forces on such date.

(1) The annuity of a survivor who becomes immediately eligible for an annuity under subsection (c) of section 523 of this title or subsection (d) or (f) of this section shall become effective the first day of the first month which begins on or after the effective date of this title. However, payment shall be made only after receipt by the Department of State of such application for annuity and such proof of eligibility as the Secretary may require. If such application and proof of eligibility are not submitted during an otherwise eligible person's lifetime, no annuity shall be due or payable to his or her estate.

(m) The amendment of subsections (a) and (b) of section 882 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946 3 made by this title shall be effective on the fifteenth day of the third month which begins after the effective date of this title. (n) Annuities which commenced between

(A) the effective date of the last cost-of-living increase which became effective under section 882 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946 3 prior to the effective date of this title, and

(B) such effective date, shall be recomputed and, if necessary, adjusted retroactively to their commencing dates to apply the provisions of new subsections (c)(1) of section 882 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as added by section 515 of this title.3

(o) Any Foreign Service officer who is or becomes a career minister and who is not occupying a position to which appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall be mandatorily retired for age in accordance with the schedule below and receive benefits under section 821 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946,3 unless the Secretary determines it to be in the public interest to extend such officer's service for a period not to exceed five years:

RETIREMENT SCHEDULE (1) Any career minister who reaches age sixty-five during the month this title becomes effective shall be retired at the end of such month.

(2) Other career ministers who are age sixty or over on such effective date shall be retired at the end of the month which contains the midpoint between the last day of the month of such effective date and the last day of the month during which the officer would reach age sixty-five, counting thirty days to the month.

(3) On the last day of the thirtieth month which ends after such effective date, all other career ministers who are age sixty or over shall be retired, and thereafter the amendments made by sections 518 and 519 shall be applicable in all cases.

(4) Any career minister who completes a period of authorized service after he reaches mandatory retirement age as provided in

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d. Coordination Procedures—U.S. Diplomatic Missions Executive Order No. 10338; April 4, 1952; 17 FR. 3009; 22 U.S.C. 2382 note

Section 1. Functions of the Chief of the United States Diplomatic Mission. (a) The Chief of the United States Diplomatic Mission in each country, as the representative of the President and acting on his behalf, shall coordinate the activities of the United States representatives (including the chiefs of economic missions, military assistance advisory groups, and other representatives of agencies of the United States Government) in such country engaged in carrying out programs under the Mutual Security Act of 1951 (hereinafter referred to as the Act), and he shall assume responsibility for assuring the unified development and execution of the said programs in such country. More particularly, the functions of each Chief of United States Diplomatic Mission shall include, with respect to the programs and country concerned:

(1) Exercising general direction and leadership of the entire effort.

(2) Assuring that recommendations and prospective plans and actions of the United States representatives are effectively coordinated and are consistent with and in furtherance of the established policy of the United States.

(3) Assuring that the interpretations and application of instructions received by the United States representatives from higher authority are in accordance with the established policy of the United States.

(4) Guiding the United States representatives in working out measures to prevent duplication in their efforts and to promote the most effective and efficient use of all United States officers and employees having mutual security responsibilities.

(5) Keeping the United States representatives fully informed as to current and prospective United States policies.

(6) Prescribing procedures governing the coordination of the activities of the United States representatives, and assuring that these representatives shall have access to all available information essential to the accomplishment of their prescribed duties.

(7) Preparing and submitting such reports on the operation and status of the programs under the Act as may be directed

by the Director for Mutual Security. (b) Each Chief of United States Diplomatic Mission shall perform his functions under this order in accordance with instructions from higher authority and subject to established policies and programs of the United States.

(c) No Chief of United States Diplomatic Mission shall delegate any function conferred upon him by the provisions of this order which directly involves the exercise of direction, coordination, or authority.

Sec. 2. Referral of unresolved matters. The Chief of the United States Diplomatic Mission in each country shall initiate steps to reconcile any divergent views arising in the country concerned with respect to programs under the Act. If agreement cannot be reached the Chief of the United States Diplomatic Mission shall recommend a course of action, and such course of action shall be followed unless a United States representative requests that the issue be referred to higher authority for decision. If such a request is made, the parties concerned shall promptly refer the issue to higher authority for resolution prior to taking action at the country level. The Director for Mutual Security shall assure expeditious decisions on matters so submitted.

Sec. 3. Effect of order on United States representatives. (a) All United States representatives in each country shall be subject to the responsibilities imposed upon the Chief of the United States Diplomatic Mission in such country by section 507 of the Mutual Security Act of 1951 and by this order.

(b) Subject to compliance with the provisions of this order and with the prescribed procedures of their respective agencies, all United States representatives affected by this order (1) shall have direct communication with their respective agencies and with such other parties and in such manner as may be authorized by their respective agencies, (2) shall keep the respective Chiefs of United States Diplomatic Missions and each other fully and currently informed on all matters, including prospective plans, recommendations, and actions, relating to programs under the Act, and (3) shall furnish to the respective Chiefs of United States Diplomatic Missions, upon their request, documents and information concerning the said programs.

Sec. 4. Further coordination procedures. The Director for Mutual Security shall be responsible for assuring the carrying out of the provisions of this order. He is authorized to prescribe, after consultation with the interested Government agencies, any additional procedures he may find necessary to carry out the provisions of this order.

Sec. 5. Prior orders. (a) To the extent that provisions of any prior order are inconsistent with the provisions of this order, the latter shall control, and any such prior provisions are amended accordingly. All orders, regulations, rulings, certificates, directives, and other actions relating to any function affected by this order shall remain in effect except as they are inconsistent herewith or are hereafter amended or revoked under proper authority.

(b) Nothing in this order shall affect Executive Orders Nos. 10062, 10063, and 10144 of June 6, 1949, June 13, 1949, and July 21, 1950, respectively.

(c) Executive Orders Nos. 9857, 9862, 9864, 9914, 9944, 9960, 10208, and 10259 of May 22, 1947, May 31, 1947, December 26, 1947, April 9, 1948, May 19, 1948, January 25, 1951, and June 27, 1951, respectively, are hereby revoked.

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e. The Foreign Service of the United States Executive Order 12293,1 February 23, 1981, 46 FR. 13969; as amended by Executive Order 12363, May 21, 1982, 47 F.R. 22497; Executive Order 12388, October 14, 1982, 47 FR. 46245; and by Executive Order 12536, Oc. tober 9, 1985, 50 F.R. 41477

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (94 Stat. 2071, 22 U.S.C. 3901 et seq.), Section 202 of the Revised Statutes (22 U.S.C. 2656), and Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and in order to provide for the administration of the Foreign Service of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. There are hereby delegated to the Secretary of State those functions vested in the President by Sections 205, 401(a), 502(c), 613, and 801 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980, hereinafter referred to as the Act (22 U.S.Č. 3925, 3942(a)(1), 3892(c), 4013, and 4041).

Sec. 2. The Secretary of State shall, in accord with Section 205 of the Act (22 U.S.C. 3925), consult with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, the Director of the United States Information Agency, the Director of the United States International Development Corporation Agency, the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in order to ensure compatibility between the Foreign Service personnel system and other government personnel systems.

Sec. 3. The Secretary of State shall make recommendations to the President through the Director of the Office of Management and Budget whenever action is appropriate under Section 827 of the Act (22 U.S.C. 4067) to maintain existing conformity between the Civil Service Retirement and Disability System and the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System.

Sec. 4. In accord with Section 402 of the Act (22 U.S.C. 3962), there are established the following salary classes with titles for the Senior Foreign Service (SFS), at basic rates of pay equivalent to that established from time to time for the Senior Executive Service (ES) under Section 5382 of Title 5 of the United States Code. Career Minister

(a) Basic rate of pay equivalent to ES 6. Minister-Counselor

(a) Basic rate of pay equivalent to ES 6, or (b) Basic rate of pay equivalent to ES 5, or

122 U.S.C. 3901 note.

The reference to the United States Information Agency was substituted in lieu of a reference to the International Communication Agency by sec. 4 of Executive Order 12388.

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