Executive Order 10380—Defining Certain Functions of the United States High Commissioner for Germany
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 109 (d) of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948 (62 Stat. 142), as amended, and section 507 of the Mutual Security Act of 1951(65 Stat. 380), and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. The Untied States High Commissioner for Germany (provided for by Executive Order No. 10062 of June 6, 1949, as amended by Executive Order No. 10144 of July 21, 1950), under the immediate supervision of the Director for Mutual Security and the coordination of the Special Representative for Europe (subject, however, to consultation with and ultimate direction by the President), shall be the representative of the said Director and the said Special Representative in all their relations and actions with respect to Germany.
SEC. 2. In performing his duties under section 1 hereof, the said High Commissioner shall be assisted by the Chief of Special Mission who shall be appointed by the Director for Mutual Security and who shall be acceptable to the High Commissioner. The Chief of Special Mission shall have the rank of Minister and shall act under the immediate supervision of the High Commissioner. (This section shall not be deemed to require reappointment of the Chief of Special Mission in office on the effective date of this order.)
SEC. 3. This order superseded Executive Order No. 10063 of June 13, 1949, entitled "Defining Certain Functions of the United States High Commissioner for Germany".
SEC. 4. This order shall be effective as of August 1, 1952.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
August 2, 1952
Harry S Truman, Executive Order 10380—Defining Certain Functions of the United States High Commissioner for Germany Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278764