EO 13321
Effective Date: December 17, 2003

Responsible Office: Office of Policy Coordination and International Relations
Subject: Appointments During National Emergency

Executive Order 13321 of December 17, 2003

                Appointments During National Emergency

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including the National Emergencies Act (50 
                U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, 
                United States Code, and in order to further respond to 
                the national emergency I declared in Proclamation 7463 
                of September 14, 2001, I hereby order as follows:

                Section 1. Emergency Appointments Authority. The 
                emergency appointments authority at section 603 of 
                title 10, United States Code, is invoked and made 
                available to the Secretary of Defense in accordance 
                with the terms of that statute and of Executive Order 
                12396 of December 9, 1982.

                Sec. 2. Judicial Review. This order is not intended to, 
                and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive 
                or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by a 
                party against the United States, its departments, 
                agencies, entities, officers, employees or agents, or 
                any person.

                Sec. 3. Administration. This order shall be transmitted 
                to the Congress and published in the Federal Register.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    December 17, 2003.

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