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July 14, 1951
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Approved For Release 2002/0510 ~:~CnA~RDP79-00434A000300~e0ip0~ 1^~~ '; ~ r: r ~~"i~c 11~ July 1952 ME~24RATIDUM FOFt: Deputy Director (Administration) FROM: General Counsel SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority 1. Reference is made to the request of the Chief, Medical Staff, dated 25 June 1951, for delegation of certain authorities. Although some phases of his proposal are covered by current Agency regulations, there is no specific legal objection to his request. 2. In regard to the delegation of authority requested in paragraph 5a of Dr. Tiet'en~s memorandum, your :attention is invited to CIA Regulation No.~ which places him "in charge of the develop- ment, preparation and execution of the Agency medical program and with providing required medical service and support to Agency activities." In addition, other phases of this program could be accomplished through the Personnel Director and the Chief of Procurement. 3. A provision similar to the delegation of authority requested.25X1A in paragraph 5b may be found in CIA Regulation Na.~ and in paragraph 10.0 of the Confidential Funds Regulations. ~.. With regard to the first part of paragraph 5c of Dr ietjen~s memorandum, your attention is invited to CIA Regulation No. which25X1A provides for sick leave, It would seem that the 'disability sys em's referred to in the latter part of paragraph 5c has been established by Conbress in its enactment of the Federal Employees Compensation Act. This legislation is administered by the Bureau of Employees' Compensation and applies to GIA employees. 5. Paragraph 5d of Dr. Tietjenis request concerns the per- 25X1A formance of physical examinations. CIA Regulation No.~authorizes the Chief, Medical Staff, to conduct such examinations on a wide scale. 4GC/JJB:McD;mis Distribution: Orig - Addressee ~.-OGC Encl: Memo for DD/Admin fr Chief, Medical Staff, dtd 25 June 51 Approved For Release 2002/0 LA`~RENCE R. HOUSTON