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ized in accordance with authority granted in this Act or under authority governing the activities of the agencies of the United States Government to which such funds are allocated or transferred. Funds allocated or transferred pursuant to this subsection to any such agency may be established in separate appropriation accounts on the books of the Treasury.

SEC. 5.16 (a) Funds made available for the purposes of this Act shall be available for

(1) compensation, allowances, and travel of personnel, including members of the Foreign Service 17 whose services are utilized primarily for the purpose of this Act, and without regard to the provisions of any other law, for printing and binding, and for expenditures outside the United States for the procurement of supplies and services and for other administrative and operating purposes (other than compensation of personnel) without regard to such laws and regulations governing the obligation and expenditure of Government funds as may be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act;

(2) employment or assignment of members of the Foreign Service serving under limited appointments 18 for the duration of operations under this Act;

(3) exchange of funds without regard to section 3651 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 543), and loss by exchanges;

(4) expenses authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1980, 19 not otherwise provided for;

(5) expenses authorized by the Act of August 1, 1956 (70 Stat. 890–892), as amended; 20 and

(6)21 contracting for personal services abroad, and individ. uals employed by contract to perform such services shall not be considered to be employees of the United States for purposes of any law administered by the Office of Personnel Management, except that the Secretary of State may determine the applicability to such individuals of section 2(1) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2669(7) and of any other law administered by the Secretary concerning the employment of such individuals abroad; and

(7) all other expenses determined by the President to be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. (b) Except as may be expressly provided to the contrary in this Act, all determinations, authorizations, regulations, orders, contracts, agreements and other actions issued, undertaken, or entered into under authority of any provision of law repealed by this Act shall continue in full force and effect until modified, revoked, or superseded under the authority of this Act.

16 22 U.S.C. 2605.

17 The reference to members of the Foreign Service was substituted in lieu of a reference to Foreign Service personnel by sec. 2206(a X6) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (Public Law 96 465; 94 Stat. 2162).

18 The reference to members of the Foreign Service serving under limited appointments was substituted in lieu of a reference to Forcign Service Reserve officers by sec. 2206(aX6) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (Public Law 96- 465; 94 Stat. 2162).

19 The reference to the Foreign Service Act of 1980 was substituted in lieu of a reference to the Foreign Service Act of 1946 by sec. 2206(a X6) of Public Law 96-465 (94 Stat 2162).

20 22 U.S.C. 2662 et seq.

21 Paragraph 6 of sec. 5(a) was added by sec. 112 of Public Law 99-93 (99 Stat. 405). Authority provided by this amendment applied only to funds appropriated aser August 16, 1985.

(c) 22 Personnel funded pursuant to this section are authorized to provide administrative assistance to personnel assigned to the bureau charged with carrying out this Act.

SEC. 6. Subsections (a), (c) and (d) of section 405 of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, subsection (c) of section 451 of the said Act, and the last sentence of section 2(a) of the Act of July 14, 1960 (74 Stat. 504), are hereby repealed.

SEC. 7. Until the enactment of legislation appropriating funds for activities under this Act, such activities may be conducted with funds made available under section 451(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.

SEC. 8.23 AUDITS OF U.S. FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES.

(a) 24 PROGRAM AUDITS.-Funds may not be available to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) under this or any other Act unless provision is made for

(1) annual program audits to determine the use of UNHCR funds, including the use of such funds by implementing partners; and

(2) such audits are made available through the Department of State for inspection by the Comptroller General of the Unit

ed States. (b) INSPECTION AND REPORT BY COMPTROLLER GENERAL.- The Comptroller General of the United States shall inspect each such audit and submit a report of that inspection to the Congress

(c) FIRST PROGRAM AUDIT.—The first program audit pursuant to subsection (a)(1) shall begin not later than June 1, 1986,

2 Sec. 1646) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995, as amended (Public Law 103–236; 108 Slat. 411), added subsec. (c).

23 22 U.S.C. 2606. Sec. 8 was added by sec. 113 of Public Law 99-93 (99 Stat. 405).

* Sec. 701 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101-246; 104 Stat. 74), restalo subscc. (a).

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Sec. 2.5 Redelegation. (a) The Secretary of State may redelegate any of his functions under this order to any of his subordinates.

(b) The Secretary of State may assign to the head of any executive department or to the head of any other agency of the executive branch of the Government, with the consent of the head of the department or agency concerned, the performance or agency concerned, the performance of any functions of the Secretary under this order whenever he deems that such action would be advantageous to the Government.

Sec. 3. Waivers. (a) In accordance with Section 3(b) of the Act, it is hereby determined that it is in furtherance of the purposes of the Act that the functions authorized under the Act may be performed (by any department or agency of the Government authorized to perform those functions) without regard to the followingspecified provisions of law:

(1) the Act of March 26, 1934, c. 90, 48 Stat. 500, as amended (15 U.S.C. 616a) (shipment of certain exports in United States vessels).

(2) Section 3648 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 529) (advance of funds).

(3) Section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41 U.S.C. 5) (competitive bids).

(4) Section 3710 of the Revised Statutes (41 U.S.C. 8) (opening of bids).

(5) Section 2 of the Act of March 3, 1933, c. 212, 47 Stat. 1520 (41 U.S.C. 10a) (Buy American Act).

(6) Section 3735 of the Revised Statutes (41 U.S.C. 13) (contracts limited to one year).

(7) Sections 302-305 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (June 30, 1949, c. 288, 63 Stat. 393 et seq.), as amended (41 U.S.C. 252-255) (competitive bids; negotiated contracts; advances).

(8) Section 901(a) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (June 29, 1936, c. 858, 49 Stat. 2015, as amended; 46 U.S.C. 1241(a)) (official travel overseas of United States officers and employees, and transportation of their personal effects, on ships registered under the laws of the United States).

(b) It is directed (1) that all waivers of statutes and limitations of authority effected by the foregoing provisions of this section shall be utilized in a prudent manner and as sparingly as may be practical, and (2) that suitable steps shall be taken by the administrative agencies concerned to insure that result, including, as may be appropriate, the imposition of administrative limitations in lieu of waived statutory requirements and limitations of authority.

Sec. 4. Definition. As used in this order, the word "function" or "functions” includes any executive duty, obligation, power, authority, responsibility, right, privilege, discretion or activity.

"Sec. 14(c) of Executive Order 12608 struck out sec. 2, designating functions of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in matters pertaining to the Migration and Refugee Assistanæ Act of 1962. Soc. 14(d) of that Executive Order renumbered subsequent sections.

Sec. 14(e) or Executive Order 12608 struck out reference to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare throughout sec. 2.

Sec. 5. Saving provisions. Except to the extent that they may be inconsistent with law or with this order, all determinations, authorizations, regulations, orders, contracts, agreements and other actions issued, undertaken, or entered into with respect to any function affected by this order and not revoked, superseded, or otherwise made inapplicable before the date of this order, shall continue in force and effect until amended, modified, or terminated by appropriate authority.

Sec. 6. Effective date. The provisions of this order shall be effective as of July 1, 1962.

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