Effective Date: January 11, 1996
|Responsible Office: Office of General Counsel|
|Subject: INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES|
TEXT By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including sections 1 and 14 of the International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288 et seq., as amended by section 426 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, fiscal years 1994 and 1995, Public Law 103-236), I hereby extend to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural resources the privileges and immunities that provide or pertain to immunity from suit. To this effect, the following sections of the International Organizations Immunities Act shall not apply to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources: --Section 2(b), 22 U.S.C. 288a(b), that provides international organizations and their property and assets with the same immunity from suit and judicial process as is enjoyed by foreign governments. --Section 2(c), 22 U.S.C. 288a(c), that provides that the property and assets of international organizations shall be immune from search and confiscation and that their archives shall be inviolable. --Section 7(b), 22 U.S.C. 288d(b), that provides the representatives of foreign governments in or to international organizations and the officers and employees of such organizations with immunity form suit and legal process relating to acts performed by them in their official capacity and falling within their functions. This designation is not intended to abridge in any respect privileges, exemptions, or immunities that the international Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources may have acquired or may acquire by international agreements or by congressional action. /s/William J. Clinton THE WHITE HOUSE January 18, 1996.
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