The National Emergencies Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 94–412
, Sept. 14, 1976, 90 Stat. 1255
, as amended. Title II of the National Emergencies Act is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 1621 et seq.) of chapter 34 of Title
, War and National Defense. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
1994—Pub. L. 103–337
struck out “524,” after “523,” in section catchline and in text.
1988—Pub. L. 100–370
of this title as this section, substituted “524, 525, and 526” for “524, and 525” in section catchline, and “524, 525, or 526” for “524, or 525” in text.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337
effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see section 1691 ofPub. L. 103–337
, set out as an Effective Date note under section
of this title.
Functions of President under this section to suspend operation of sections
[now 12011], and 525 of this title, relating to authorized strength of commissioned officers, delegated to Secretary of Defense to perform during a time of war or national emergency, without approval, ratification, or other action by President, and with authority for Secretary to redelegate, provided that, during a national emergency declared by President, the exercise of any such authority be specifically directed by President in accordance with section
, War and National Defense, and that Secretary ensure that actions taken pursuant to any authority so delegated be accounted for as required by section
, see Ex. Ord. No. 12396, §§ 2,
3, Dec. 9, 1982, 47
, 55898, set out as a note under section
, The President.
Authority of President under this section as invoked by sections 2 and 3 of Ex. Ord. No. 13223, Sept. 14, 2001, 66
, as amended, delegated to Secretary of Defense by section 4 of Ex. Ord. No. 13223, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Authority To Waive Grade Strength Laws For Fiscal Year 1991; Certification; Relationship to Other Suspension Authority
Pub. L. 102–25
, title II, §§ 201(b),
205(b),Apr. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 79
, 80, authorized Secretary of a military department to suspend, for fiscal year 1991, the operation of any provision of section
of this title with respect to that military department, that such Secretary may exercise such authority only after submission to the congressional defense committees of a certification in writing that such authority is necessary because of personnel actions associated with Operation Desert Storm, and that such authority is in addition to the authority provided in this section.