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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5530.3, "International Agreements", 06/11/1987

SUMMARY: This Directive: 1. Supersedes and consolidates DoD Directive 5530.3, December 6, 1979; DoD Instruction 2050.1, July 6 1977; and DoD Directive 3310.1, October 22, 1982 to take into account regulations published by the Department of state (enclosure 3) to implement the Case Act (enclosure 4), and to accommodate organizational changes within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). 2. Revises DoD procedures to implement the Case Act (enclosure 4) as interpreted by the Department of State (DoS) (enclosure 3).  3. Assigns responsibilities for central repositories of international agreements with the Department of Defense. 4. Assigns responsibility for controlling the negotiation and the conclusion of agreements with foreign governments and international organizations by personnel of the Department of Defense, its components, commands, or other organizational elements. 5. Assigns the authority to approve or conduct such negotiation and conclusion, or to delegate such authority for specified categories of such agreements. 6. Establishes procedures by which such approval shall be obtained before the initiation of negotiations. 7. Establishes procedures concerning resolution of questions of compliance by parties to international agreements within the scope of this Directive.

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Change 1, 02/18/1991

OPR:  GC, DoD, 703-695-7157