Effective Date: June 30, 1997
|Responsible Office: Office of Policy Coordination and International Relations|
|Subject: H0NG KONG ECONOMIC AND TRADE OFFICES|
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including S. 342, an Act to extend certain privileges, exemptions, and immunities to Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices, which I signed into law on June 27, 1997, I hereby extend to the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices the privileges, exemptions, and immunities provided by the International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288 et seq.), and Article I of the Agreement on State and Local Taxation of Foreign Employees of Public International Organizations (T.I.A.S. 12135). This order is not intended to abridge in any respect privileges, exemptions or immunities that the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices may have acquired or may acquire by international agreements or by congressional action.
William J. Clinton
THE WHITE HOUSE,
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