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By virtue of the Act of Congress entitled "An Act extending certain privileges of canal employees to other officials on the Canal Zone and authorizing the President to make rules and regulations affecting health, sanitation, quarantine, taxation, public roads, self-propelled vehicles, and police powers on the Canal Zone, and for other purposes, including provisions as to certain fees, money orders and interest deposits," approved August 21, 1916, I hereby establish the following Executive Order for the Canal Zone:

Section 1. That hereafter the word "automobile" wherever the same is used in the Executive Order dated October 9, 1918, which Executive Order was published in The Panama Canal Record of November 13, 1918, and became effective thirty days thereafter and is still in force, shall be construed to include any and all motor-propelled vehicles, and shall specifically include motorcycles.

Section 2. This order shall take effect thirty days from and after its publication in The Panama Canal Record.[1]

Signature of Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson 

The White House,

30 Oct., 1920.


  1. Published in the Panama Canal Record of November 24, 1920.


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