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Executive Order 12914

Issued by William J. Clinton on Saturday 7 May 1994


Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to Haiti

Federal Register, Volume 59 Issue 89 (Tuesday, May 10, 1994)

[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 89 (Tuesday, May 10, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-11547]


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[Federal Register: May 10, 1994]




                        Presidential Documents 



                Executive Order 12914 of May 7, 1994

 

Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to 
                Haiti

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including the International Emergency Economic 
                Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the National 
                Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), section 5 of 
                the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, as 
                amended (22 U.S.C. 287c), and section 301 of title 3, 
                United States Code, in view of United Nations Security 
                Council Resolution 917 of May 6, 1994, and in order to 
                take additional steps with respect to the actions and 
                policies of the de facto regime in Haiti and the 
                national emergency described and declared in Executive 
                Order No. 12775, it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Except to the extent provided in 
                regulations, orders, directives, or licenses, which may 
                hereafter be issued pursuant to this order, and 
                notwithstanding the existence of any rights or 
                obligations conferred or imposed by any international 
                agreement or any contract entered into or any license 
                or permit granted before the effective date of this 
                order, all funds and financial resources of:

                    (a) all officers of the Haitian military, including 
                the police, and their immediate families;
                    (b) the major participants in the coup d'etat in 
                Haiti of 1991 and in the illegal governments since the 
                coup d'etat, and their immediate families; and
                    (c) those employed by or acting on behalf of the 
                Haitian military, and their immediate families; that 
                are or hereafter come within the United States, or that 
                are or hereafter come within the possession or control 
                of United States persons, including their overseas 
                branches, are blocked.

                Sec. 2. The following are prohibited, notwithstanding 
                the existence of any rights or obligations conferred or 
                imposed by any international agreement or any contract 
                entered into or any license or permit granted before 
                the effective date of this order, except to the extent 
                provided in regulations, orders, directives, 
                authorizations, or licenses that may hereafter be 
                issued pursuant to this order: (a) the granting of 
                permission to any aircraft to take off from, land in, 
                or overfly the territory of the United States, if the 
                aircraft, as part of the same flight or as a 
                continuation of that flight, is destined to land in or 
                has taken off from the territory of Haiti, with the 
                exception of regularly scheduled commercial passenger 
                flights; (b) any transaction by any United States 
                person that evades or avoids, or has the purpose of 
                evading or avoiding, or attempts to violate, any of the 
                prohibitions set forth in this order.

                Sec. 3. The definitions contained in section 3 of 
                Executive Order No. 12779 apply to the terms used in 
                this order.

                Sec. 4. The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation 
                with the Secretary of State, is hereby authorized to 
                take such actions, including the promulgation of rules 
                and regulations, and to employ all powers granted to me 
                by the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and 
                the United Nations Participation Act, as may be 
                necessary to carry out the purposes of this order. The 
                Secretary of the Treasury may redelegate any of these 
                functions to other officers and agencies of the United 
                States Government. All agencies of the United States 
                Government are hereby directed to take all appropriate 
                measures within their authority to carry out the 
                provisions of this order, including suspension or 
                termination of licenses or other authorizations in 
                effect as of the effective date of this order.

                Sec. 5. Nothing contained in this order shall create 
                any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable by any party against the United States, its 
                agencies or instrumentalities, its officers or 
                employees, or any other person.

                Sec. 6.

                    (a) This order shall take effect at 11:59 p.m., 
                eastern daylight time on May 8, 1994.
                    (b) This order shall be transmitted to the Congress 
                and published in the Federal Register.

                    (Presidential Sig.)>


                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    May 7, 1994.

[FR Doc. 94-11547
Filed 5-9-94; 12:21 pm]
Billing code 3195-01-P


Citation:
Revoked by: EO 12932, October 14, 1994;; ; See: 59 FR 25809; 59 FR 26333; 59 FR 32744; EO 12922, June 21, 1994; 59 FR 51066; Notice of September 30, 1994
 

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