Delegation to the Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs of Authorities Under the Hague Abduction Convention, International Child Abduction Remedies Act, and the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act

CourtState Department
Citation85 FR 43290
Published date16 July 2020
SectionNotices
Record Number2020-15321
Federal Register, Volume 85 Issue 137 (Thursday, July 16, 2020)
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 137 (Thursday, July 16, 2020)]
                [Notices]
                [Page 43290]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2020-15321]
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                DEPARTMENT OF STATE
                [Delegation of Authority No. 485]
                Delegation to the Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs of
                Authorities Under the Hague Abduction Convention, International Child
                Abduction Remedies Act, and the International Child Abduction
                Prevention and Return Act
                 By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of State by the
                laws of the United States, including Section 1 of the State Department
                Basic Authorities Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2651a,) I hereby delegate
                the following authorities to the Assistant Secretary of State for
                Consular Affairs:
                 (1) To the extent authorized by law, and except as provided in
                paragraph (2) of this delegation, I hereby delegate to the Assistant
                Secretary of State for Consular Affairs all duties, responsibilities,
                authorities, and powers necessary to carry out the functions of
                Secretary of State under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of
                International Child Abduction (Hague Abduction Convention) and United
                States Code, Title 22, Chapters 97 (International Child Abduction
                Remedies Act) and 98 (Sean and David Goldman International Child
                Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2014), and to establish such
                form and prescribe such regulations as may be necessary and proper in
                order to perform those functions.
                 (2) There are hereby excluded from the functions delegated under
                paragraph (1) of this delegation the authorities and powers defined in
                Title 22, subsection 9122(d), paragraphs 5-8, (22 U.S.C. 9122(d)(5-8)).
                 (3) The functions delegated under paragraph (1) of this delegation
                include accepting accessions under the Hague Abduction Convention.
                 Any act, executive order, regulation, or procedure subject to, or
                affected by, this delegation shall be deemed to be such act, executive
                order, regulation, or procedure as amended from time to time. This
                delegation of authority replaces Delegation of Authority No. 172, which
                is hereby revoked. No other delegations of authority are affected by
                this delegation of authority.
                 The Secretary, the Deputy Secretary, or the Under Secretary for
                Management may exercise any function delegated by this delegation of
                authority.
                 Dated: June 8, 2020.
                Michael R. Pompeo,
                Secretary of State.
                [FR Doc. 2020-15321 Filed 7-15-20; 8:45 am]
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