Executive Order 12333: United States Intelligence Activities   [open pdf - 53KB]

Alternate Title: EO 12333: United States Intelligence Activities

Timely and accurate information about the activities, capabilities, plans, and intentions of foreign powers, organizations, and persons, and their agents, is essential to the national security of the United States. All reasonable and lawful means must be used to ensure that the United States will receive the best intelligence available. For that purpose, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including the National Security Act of 1947, as amended (see Short Title note above), and as President of the United States of America, in order to provide for the effective conduct of United States intelligence activities and the protection of constitutional rights, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Report Number:Executive Order 12333; EO 12333
Publisher:United States. Office of the Federal Register
Copyright:Public Domain
Media Type:application/pdf
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