|Publication Date:||4 December 2019|
• Delegates the authorities of the Secretary of Defense to approve, negotiate, and conclude international agreements.
• Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for:
o Compliance with Section 112b of Title 1, United States Code (U.S.C.), also known and referred to in this issuance as the "Case Act."
o Delegating authorities for specific categories of international agreements.
• Prescribes guidance for:
o Obtaining authorizations, including Department of State (DOS) authorization and internal DoD authorization, required to negotiate and conclude international agreements with foreign governments or agencies thereof and international organizations by DoD personnel and DoD Components, commands, and other organizational elements.
o Initiating, negotiating, concluding, and reporting international agreements.
o Resolving OSD and DoD Component concerns with implementation of and compliance with international agreements.
o Maintaining central repositories for international agreements in DoD.