43 U.S. Code § 1201 - Power of Secretary or designated officer
The Secretary of the Interior, or such officer as he may designate, is authorized to enforce and carry into execution, by appropriate regulations, every part of the provisions of title 32 of the Revised Statutes not otherwise specially provided for.
Title 32 of the Revised Statutes, referred to in text, was in the original “this Title”, meaning title 32 of the Revised Statutes, consisting of R.S. §§ 2207 to 2490. For complete classification of R.S. §§ 2207 to 2490 to the Code, see Tables.
For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174,64 Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.
“Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate” substituted for “Commissioner of the General Land Office, under the directions of the Secretary of the Interior” on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.