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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


For Immediate Release March 12, 1997

EXECUTIVE ORDER


      EXCLUSION OF THE NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE DEVELOPMENT GROUP
        FROM THE FEDERAL LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS PROGRAM

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 7103(b)(1) of title 5 of the United States Code, and having determined that the Naval Special Warfare Development Group has as a primary function intelligence, counter-intelligence, investigative, or national security work and that the provisions of Chapter 71 of title 5 of the United States Code cannot be applied to this organization in a manner consistent with national security requirements and considerations, Executive Order 12171 of November 19, 1979, as amended, is further amended by adding the following at the end of section 1-205:

"(i) Naval Special Warfare Development Group."

WILLIAM J. CLINTON

THE WHITE HOUSE,

March 11, 1997.

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