THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
September 12, 1997
Presidential Determination No. 97-32
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
SUBJECT: Extension of the Exercise of Certain Authorities
Under the Trading With the Enemy Act
Under section 101(b) of Public Law 95-223 (91 Stat. 1625; 50 U.S.C. App. 5(b) note), and a previous determination made by me on August 27, 1996 (61 Fed. Reg. 46529), the exercise of certain authorities under the Trading With the Enemy Act is scheduled to terminate on September 14, 1997.
I hereby determine that the extension for 1 year of the exercise of those authorities with respect to the applicable countries is in the national interest of the United States.
Therefore, pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 101(b) of Public Law 95-223, I extend for 1 year, until September 14, 1998, the exercise of those authorities with respect to countries affected by:
(1) the Foreign Assets Control Regulations, 31 CFR Part 500;
(2) the Transaction Control Regulations, 31 CFR Part 505; and
(3) the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, 31 CFR Part 515.
The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON