EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13451
Effective Date: November 21, 2007

Responsible Office: Office of External Relations
Subject: Designating the ITER International Fusion Energy Organization as a Public International Organization Entitled to Enjoy Certain Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities

Designating the ITER International Fusion Energy 
                Organization as a Public International Organization 
                Entitled To Enjoy Certain Privileges, Exemptions, and 
                Immunities

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including section 1 of the International 
                Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288), and 
                finding that the United States participates in the ITER 
                International Fusion Energy Organization under the 
                authority of acts of Congress authorizing such 
                participation and making an appropriation for such 
                participation, including sections 971 and 972 of the 
                Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 16311 and 16312) 
                and laws making appropriations for the Department of 
                Energy, it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Designation. I hereby designate the ITER 
                International Fusion Energy Organization as a public 
                international organization entitled to enjoy the 
                privileges, exemptions, and immunities provided by the 
                International Organizations Immunities Act.

                Sec. 2. Non-Abridgement. This designation is not 
                intended to abridge in any respect privileges, 
                exemptions, or immunities that the ITER International 
                Fusion Energy Organization otherwise may have acquired 
                or may acquire by law.
                
                
                    President, George Bush

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    November 19, 2007.

		

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