5. The Supreme Commander shall issue all Orders for the implementation of the Terms of Surrender, the Occupations and control of Japan and Directives supplementary thereto. in all cases action will be carried out under and through the Supreme Commander who is the sole Executive authority for the Allied Powers in Japan. He will consult and advise with the Council in advance of the issuance of Orders on matters of substance, the exigencies of the situation permitting his decisions upon these matters shall be controlling.
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