Continuation of U.S. Drug Interdiction Assistance to the Government of Colombia, 42573 [E9-20431]

Download as PDF 42573 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 162 Monday, August 24, 2009 Title 3— Presidential Determination No. 2009–24 of August 13, 2009 The President Continuation of U.S. Drug Interdiction Assistance to the Government of Colombia Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of Defense Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 1012 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2291–4), I hereby certify, with respect to Colombia, that (1) interdiction of aircraft reasonably suspected to be primarily engaged in illicit drug trafficking in that country’s airspace is necessary, because of the extraordinary threat posed by illicit drug trafficking to the national security of that country; and (2) that country has appropriate procedures in place to protect against innocent loss of life in the air and on the ground in connection with such interdiction, which shall at a minimum include effective means to identify and warn an aircraft before the use of force is directed against the aircraft. The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register and to notify the Congress of this determination. [FR Doc. E9–20431 Filed 8–21–09; 8:45 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 07:35 Aug 21, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\24AUO0.SGM 24AUO0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with MISCELLANEOUS Billing code 4710–10–P

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 162 (Monday, August 24, 2009)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Page 42573]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-20431]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 162 / Monday, August 24, 2009 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

[[Page 42573]]

                Presidential Determination No. 2009-24 of August 13, 
                2009

                
Continuation of U.S. Drug Interdiction Assistance 
                to the Government of Colombia

                Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the 
                Secretary of Defense

                Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 1012 
                of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 
                Year 1995, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2291-4), I hereby 
                certify, with respect to Colombia, that (1) 
                interdiction of aircraft reasonably suspected to be 
                primarily engaged in illicit drug trafficking in that 
                country's airspace is necessary, because of the 
                extraordinary threat posed by illicit drug trafficking 
                to the national security of that country; and (2) that 
                country has appropriate procedures in place to protect 
                against innocent loss of life in the air and on the 
                ground in connection with such interdiction, which 
                shall at a minimum include effective means to identify 
                and warn an aircraft before the use of force is 
                directed against the aircraft.

                The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to 
                publish this determination in the Federal Register and 
                to notify the Congress of this determination.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

[FR Doc. E9-20431
Filed 8-21-09; 8:45 am]
Billing code 4710-10-P