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George W. Bush Administration: Executive Order Waiving Sanctions on the PLO

(October 15, 2004)

Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Presidential Determination No. 2005-02

SUBJECT: Waiver and Certification of Statutory Provisions Regarding the Palestine Liberation Organization

Pursuant to the authority and conditions contained in section 534(d) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2004, Public Law 108-199, as provided for in the Joint Resolution Making Continuing Appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2005, and for other Purposes (Public Law 108-309), I hereby determine and certify that it is important to the national security interests of the United States to waive the provisions of section 1003 of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1987, Public Law 100-204.

This waiver shall be effective for a period of 6 months from the date hereof. You are hereby authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.


Sources: The White House