EO 12922
Effective Date: June 21, 1994

Responsible Office: Office of General Counsel


By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution
and the laws of the United States of America, including the
International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et.
seq.), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.),
section 5 of the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, as
amended (22 U.S.C. 287c), and section 301 of title 3, United
States Code, and in order to take additional steps with respect
to the actions and policies of the de facto regime in Haiti and
the national emergency described and declared in Executive Order
No. 12775, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Except to the extent provided in regulations, orders,
directives, or licenses that may hereafter be issued pursuant to
this order, all property and interests in property of:

     (a) any Haitian national resident in Haiti; or

     (b) any other person subject to the blocking provisions of 
     Executive Order Nos. 12775, 12779, 12872, or 12914 and
     Haitian citizens who are members of the immediate family of
     any such person, as identified by the Secretary of the

that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the
United States, or that are or hereafter come within the
possession or control of United States persons, including their
overseas branches, are blocked.  This section shall not apply to
property of nongovernmental organizations engaged in the
provision of essential humanitarian assistance in Haiti or in the
conduct of refugee and migration operations in Haiti, as
identified by the Secretary of the Treasury.  Payments and
transfers previously authorized by Executive Order No. 12920 of
June 10, 1994, may continue to be made in a manner directed by
the Secretary of the Treasury.

Sec. 2. Any transaction by a United States person that evades or
avoids, or has the purpose of evading or avoiding, or attempts to
violate, any of the prohibitions set forth in this order is

Sec. 3. For the purposes of this order:

     (a) The term "Haitian national" means a citizen of Haiti or 
     an entity organized under the laws of Haiti.

     (b) The definitions contained in section 3 of Executive 
     Order No. 12779 apply to the terms used in this order.

Sec. 4. The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the
Secretary of State, is hereby authorized to take such actions,
including the promulgation of rules and regulations, and to
employ all powers granted to me by the International Emergency
Economic Powers Act and the United Nations Participation Act, as
may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this order.  The
Secretary of the Treasury may redelegate any of these functions
to other officers and agencies of the United States Government. 
All agencies of the United States Government are hereby directed
to take all appropriate measures within their authority to carry
out the provisions of this order, including suspension or
termination of licenses or other authorizations in effect as of
the effective date of this order.

Sec. 5. Nothing contained in this order shall create any right or
benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable by any party
against the United States its agencies or instrumentalities, its
officers or employees, or any other person.

Sec. 6.
     (a) This order shall take effect at 10:09 p.m. eastern 
     daylight time on June 21, 1994.

     (b) This order shall be transmitted to the Congress and
     published in the Federal Register.

                         /s/William J. Clinton

June 21, 1994.


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