September 19, 1988

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Panama Canal Act of 1979 (93 Stat. 452; 22 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.), section 8146 of Title 5 of the United States Code, section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and in order to return to the Secretary of Labor from the Panama Canal Commission the administration of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act as it applies to the employees of the Panama Canal Commission, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Section 1 - 307 of Executive Order No. 12215 of May 27, 1980, is rescinded.

Sec. 2. The transfer and other exercises of authority made pursuant to Section 1 - 307 of Executive Order No. 12215 in Department of Defense Memorandum, "Implementation of Executive Order 12215, `Delegation of Panama Canal Functions','' July 18, 1980, are rescinded.

Sec. 3. This Order shall be effective January 1, 1989.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

September 19, 1988.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 12:25 p.m., September 20, 1988]