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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 957-AUG. 13 , 1946 REINSTATEMENT AND RECALL OF FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS SEC. 520. (a) The President may, by and with the advice and con- sent of the Senate, reappoint to the Service a former Foreign Service officer who has been separated from the Service by reason of appoint- ment to some other position in the Government service and who has served continuously in the Government up to the time of reinstate- ment. The Secretary shall, taking into consideration the qualifica- tions and experience of each candidate for reappointment and the rank of his contemporaries in the Service, recommend the class to which he shall be reappointed in accordance with the provisions of this section. (b) Whenever the Secretary shall determine an emergency to exist, the Secretary may recall any retired Foreign Service officer tem- porarily to active service. PART C-FOREIGN SERVICE RESERVE OFFICEB ESTABLISHMENT OF RESERVE SEC. 521. In accordance with the terms of this Act and under such regulations as the Secretary shall prescribe, there shall be organized and maintained a Foreign Service Reserve, referred to hereafter as the Reserve. APPOINTMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS TO THE RESERVE SEC. 522. Whenever the services of a person who is a citizen of the United States and who has been such for at least five years are required by the Service, the Secretary may- (1) appoint as a Reserve officer for nonconsecutive periods of not more than four years each, a person not in the employ of the Government whom the Board of the Foreign Service shall deem to have outstanding qualifications of a specialized char- acter; and (2) assign as a Reserve officer for nonconsecutive periods of not more than four years each a person regularly employed in any Government agency, subject, in the case of an employee of a Government agency other than the Department of State, to the consent of the head of the agency concerned. APPOINTMENT OR ASSIGNMENT TO A CLASS SEC. 523. A Reserve officer appointed or assigned to active duty, shall be appointed or assigned to a class and not to a particular post, and such an officer may be assigned to posts and may be transferred from one post to another by order of the Secretary as the interests of the Service may require. The class to which he shall be appointed or assigned shall depend on his age, qualifications, and experience. COMMISSIONS SEC. 524. Whenever the Secretary shall deem it in the interests of the Service that a Reserve officer shall serve in a diplomatic or consular capacity, he may recommend to the President that such officer be commissioned as a diplomatic or consular officer or both. The President may, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, commission such officer as a diplomatic or consular officer or both, and all official acts of such an officer while serving under a diplomatic or consular commission shall be performed under his commission as a diplomatic or consular officer. In all other cases, appropriate rank and status, analogous to that of Foreign Service officers engaged in work of comparable importance shall be provided to permit Reserve officers to carry out their duties effectively. 80634°-47 -PT. -- 64 1009 Emergency. Foreign Service Re- serve. Person not in Gov- ernment employ. Person employed in Government agency.