NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTIVE NO. 1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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January 19, 1950
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Approved For Release 2001/07/26 : CIA-RDP67-00059A000100070027-4 TO ALL HOLDERS OF NSCID NO. 1, REVISED AS OF JULY 7, 1949: The attached copy of NSCID No. 1, revised as of January 19, 1950, is to be substituted for that dated July 7, 1949 and the latter destroyed by burning. Approved For Release 2001/07/26 : CIA-RDP67-00059A000100070027-4 Approved F ,Release 2001/07/26 : CIA-RDP67-000@*A000100070027-4 NSCID 1 SECRET Revised January 19, 1950 COPY NO. go NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTIVE NO. 1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Pursuant to the provisions of Section 102 of the National Security Act of 1947, and for the purposes enunciated in para- graphs (d) and (e) thereof, the National Security Council hereby authorizes and directs that: 1. To maintain the relationship essential to coordi- nation between the Central Intelligence Agency and the in- telligence organizations, an Intelligence Advisory Committee consisting of the Director of Central Intelligence, who shall be Chairman thereof, the Director, Federal Bureau of Investiga- tion, and the respective intelligence chiefs from the Depart- ments of State, Army, Navy, and Air Force, and from the joint Staff (JCS), and the Atomic Energy Commission, or their repre- sentatives, shall be established to advise the Director of Central Intelligence. The Director of Central Intelligence will invite the chief, or his representative, of any other intelligence Agency having functions related to the national security to sit with the Intelligence Advisory Committee when- ever matters within the purview of his Agency are to be dis- cussed. 2. To the extent authorized by Section 102 (e) of the National Security Act of 1947, the Director of Central Intelli- gence, or representatives designated by him, by arrangement with the head of the department or agency concerned, shall make such surveys and inspections of departmental intelligence material of the various Federal Departments and Agencies re- lating to the national security as he may deem necessary in connection with his duty to advise the NSC and to make recom- mendations for the coordination of intelligence activities. 3. Coordination of intelligence activities should be designed primarily to strengthen the over-all governmental in- telligence structure. Primary departmental requirements shall be recognized and shall receive the cooperation and support of the Central Intelligence Agency. a. The Director of Central Intelligence shall, in mating recommendations or giving advice to the National Security Council pertaining to the intelligence activities of the various Departments and Agencies, transmit there- with a statement indicating the concurrence of non-con- ?currence of the members of the Intelligence Advisory NSCID 1 Revised pp For Release 2001/07/26 CIA-RDP67-00059AO00100070027-4 January 1 SECRET - 1 - Approved For Release 2001/07/26 : CIA-RDP67-00059AO00100070027-4 ivly SECRET Committee; provided that, when unanimity is not obtained among the Department heads of the National Military Es- tablishment, the Director of Central Intelligence shall refer the problem to the Secretary of Defense before presenting it to the National Security Council. b. Recommendations of the Director of Central In- telligence shall, when approved by the National Security Council, issue as Council Directives to the Director of Central Intelligence. The respective intelligence chiefs shall be responsible for insuring that such orders or directives, when applicable, are implemented within their intelligence organizations. 0. The Director of Central Intelligence shall act for the National Security Council to insure full and proper implementation of Council directives by issuing such supplementary DCI directives as may be required. Such implementing directives in which the Intelligence Advisory Committee concurs unanimously shall be issued by the Director of Central Intelligence, and shall be implemented within the Deparments and Agencies as pro- vided in paragraph b. Where disagreement arises between the Director of Central Intelligence and one or more members of the Intelligence Advisory Committee over such directives, the proposed directive, together with state- ments of non-concurrence, shall be forwarded to the NSC for decision as provided in paragraph a. 4. The Director of Central Intelligence shall produce intelligence relating to the national security, hereafter re- ferred to as national intelligence. In so far as practicable, he shall not duplicate the intelligence activities and research of the various Departments and Agencies but shall make use of existing intelligence facilities and shall utilize departmental 1 intelligence for such production purposes. For definitions see NSCID No. 3. 5. The Director of Central Intelligence shall dissemi- nate National Intelligence to the President, to members of the National Security Council, to the Intelligence Chiefs of the IAC Agencies, and to such Governmental Departments and Agencies as the National Security Council from time to time may desig- nate. Intelligence so disseminated shall be officially con- curred in by the Intelligence Agencies or shall carry a state- ment of substantially differing opinions. 6. Whenever any member of the Intelligence Advisory Committee obtains information that indicates an impending crisis situation, such as the outbreak of hostilities involving the United States, or a condition which affects the security of NSCID 1 Revised January A, ro&j$or Release 2001/07/26: CIA-RDP67-00059A0001000700RET 2 Approved For Release 2001/07/26 : CIA-RDP67-00059AO00100070027-4 SECRET the United States to such an extent that immediate action or decision on the part of the President or the National Security Council seems to be required, he shall immediately furnish the information to the other members of the Intelligence Advisory Committee as well as to other officials or agencies as may be indicated by the circumstances. The Director of Central in- telligence shall immediately convene the Intelligence Advisory Committee. After receiving the views of the Intelligence Ad- visory Committee members, the Director of Central Intelligence shall promptly prepare and disseminate the national intelli- gence estimate in accordance with paragraphs 4 and 5 above. 7. When Security Regulations of the originating Agency permit, the Director of Central Intelligence shall disseminate to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other Departments or Agencies intelligence or intelligence information which he may possess when he deems such dissemination appropriate to their functions relating to the national security. 8. The Director of Central Intelligence shall perform for the benefit of the existing intelligence Agencies such services of common concern to these Agencies as the National Security Council determines can be more efficiently accomplished centrally. 9. The intelligence organizations in each of the Depart- ments and Agencies shall maintain with the Central Intelligence Agency and with each other, as appropriate to their respective responsibilities, a continuing interchange of intelligence in- formation and intelligence available to them. 10. The intelligence files in each intelligence organiza- tion, including the CIA, shall be made available under security regulations of the Department or Agency concerned to the others for consultation. 11. The intelligence organizations within the limits of their capabilities shall provide, or procure, such intelligence as may be requested by the Director of Central Intelligence or by one of the other Departments or Agencies. 12. The Director of Central Intelligence shall make arrangements with the respective Departments and Agencies to assign to the Central Intelligence Agency such experienced and qualified officers and members as may be of advantage for ad- visory, operational, or other purposes, in addition to such personnel as the Director of Central Intelligence may directly employ. In each case, such departmental personnel will be subject to the necessary personnel procedures of each Depart- ment. NSCID 1 Revised January ARpro i or Release 2001/07/26: CIA-RDP67-00059AO001000700 EGRET