Washington : Government Printing Office
Order No. 2509, as amended (17 F. R. 6793, 8634; 19 F. R. 433, 2706), is further amended as follows:
1. A new section, numbered 3 and reading as follows, is added:
Authority of Solicitor to redelegate. The Solicitor may, in writing, redelegate or authorize written redelegation of any authority delegated to him by the Secretary of the Interior, including the authority delegated by sections 20 through 28, inclusive, of this order.
2. Section 21, as amended, is revised to read as follows:
Claims. The Solicitor is authorized to:
(a) Exercise the authority conferred upon the Secretary by the provisions of 28 U.S.C., secs. 2401, 2671-2680 (the Federal Tort Claims Act);
(b) Exercise the authority of the Secretary in determining, under 25 U.S.C., 1952 ed., sec. 388, claims for damages arising out of the survey, construction, operation, or maintenance of irrigation works on Indian irrigation projects; and in determining, under Interior Department appropriation acts, claims for damage to or loss of property, personal injury, or death arising out of activities of the Bureau of Reclamation; and
(c) Compromise claims and demands of the United States pursuant to section 12 of the act of August 30, 1937, as amended (16 U.S.C., 1952 ed., sec. 832k).
3. Section 22 Claims relating to irrigation works is revoked.
4. Section 29 Deputy Solicitor is revoked.
(Sec. 2, Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1950; 5 U.S.C., 1952 ed., sec. 133z-15, note)
CLARENCE A. DAVIS,
Acting Secretary of the Interior.