Executive Order 12467 -- International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico

March 2, 1984

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including Section 1 of the International Organizations Immunities Act (59 Stat. 669, 22 U.S.C. 288), it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. The International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico (hereinafter referred to as ``the Commission''), in which the United States participates pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 277 et seq., and inter alia, the 1889 International Boundary Convention (26 Stat. 1512, 9 Bevans 877), and the 1944 Treaty Relating to the Utilization of the Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande (59 Stat. 1219, 9 Bevans 1166), is hereby designated as a public international organization entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the International Organizations Immunities Act. This designation shall not be deemed to abridge in any respect the privileges, exemptions or immunities which the Commission may have acquired or may acquire by international agreement or by Congressional action.

Sec. 2. This designation shall not extend to the United States Section of the Commission in respect of matters within its exclusive control, supervision or jurisdiction, or within the sole discretion of the United States Commissioner, pursuant to international agreements in force with the United Mexican States, statute or other authority.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

March 2, 1984.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 4:33 p.m., March 2, 1984]