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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 343-JULY 26, 1947 Authority to termi- nate employment, etc. 5U.S.C. 652. Coordination of in- telligence activities. Police, etc. , powers. Continuance of ac- tivities by other agen- cies. Protection of sources. Intelligence relating to national security. Information of FBI. may be) payable to a commissioned officer of his grade and length of service and shall be paid, from any funds available to defray the expenses of the Agency, annual compensation at a rate equal to the amount by which $14,000 exceeds the amount of his annual military pay and allowances. (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 6 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 555), or the provisions of any other law, the Director of Central Intelligence may, in his discretion, terminate the employment of any officer or employee of the Agency whenever he shall deem such termination necessary or advisable in the interests of the United States, but such termination shall not affect the right of such officer or employee to seek or accept employment in any other department or agency of the Government if declared eligible for such employment by the United States Civil Service Commission. (d) For the purpose of coordinating the intelligence activities of the several Government departments and agencies in the interest of national security, it shall be the duty of the Agency, under the direction of the National Security Council- (1) to advise the National Security Council in matters con- cerning such intelligence activities of the Government depart- ments and agencies as relate to national security; (2) to make recommendations to the National Security Council for the coordination of such intelligence activities of the depart- ments and agencies of the Government as relate to the national security; (3) to correlate and evaluate intelligence relating to the national security, and provide for the appropriate dissemination of such intelligence within the Government using where appro- priate existing agencies and facilities: Provided, That the Agency shall have no police, subpena, law-enforcement powers, or inter- nal-security functions: Provided further, That the departments and other agencies of the Government shall continue to collect, evaluate, correlate, and disseminate departmental intelligence: And provided further, That the Director of Central Intelligence shall be responsible for protecting intelligence sources and meth- ods from unauthorized disclosure; (4) to perform, for the benefit of the existing intelligence agencies such additional services of common concern as the National Security Council determines can be more efficiently accomplished centrally (5) to perform such other functions and duties related to intelligence affecting the national security as the National Security Council may from time to time direct. (e) To the extent recommended by the National Security Council and approved by the President, such intelligence of the departments and agencies of the Government, except as hereinafter provided, relating to the national security shall be open to the inspection of the Director of Central Intelligence, and such intelligence as relates to the national security and is possessed by such departments and other agencies of the Government, except as hereinafter provided, shall be made available to the Director of Central Intelligence for correlation, evaluation, and dissemination: Provided, however, That upon the written request of the Director of Central Intelligence, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall make available to the Director of Central Intelligence such information for correlation, evaluation, and dissemination as may be essential to the national security. (f) Effective when the Director first appointed under subsection (a) has taken office- 498 [61 STAT.