International Energy Supply Emergency Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 209.3 (e) [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter II -- Department of Energy; Subchapter A – Oil; Part 209 -- International Voluntary Agreements; Subpart A -- General Provisions], the term International energy supply emergency means “any period (1) beginning on any date which the President determines allocation of petroleum products to nations participating in the international energy program is required by Chapters III and IV of such program, and (2) ending on a date on which he determines such allocation is no longer required. Such a period shall not exceed 90 days, except where the President establishes one or more additional periods by making the determination under clause (1) of the preceding sentence.”