22 U.S. Code § 1435 - Delegation of authority by Secretary
The Secretary may delegate, to such officers of the Government as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, any of the powers conferred upon him by this chapter to the extent that he finds such delegation to be in the interest of the purposes expressed in this chapter and the efficient administration of the programs undertaken pursuant to this chapter.
Source(Jan. 27, 1948, ch. 36, title X, § 1002,62 Stat. 13.)