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Source

(Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 82, § 2, 60 Stat. 41.)

Short Title

Section 1 of act Mar. 8, 1946, provided that: “This Act [enacting this section and sections 1736 to 1746 of this Appendix] may be cited as the ‘Merchant Ship Sales Act of 1946’.”

Termination Date

Section 14 of act Mar. 8, 1946, as amended June 28, 1947, ch. 161, § 1, 61 Stat. 190; Feb. 27, 1948, ch. 78, § 1(a), 62 Stat. 38; Feb. 28, 1949, ch. 12, 63 Stat. 9; June 29, 1949, ch. 281, § 1, 63 Stat. 349; June 30, 1950, ch. 427, § 1, 64 Stat. 308; Aug. 17, 1950, ch. 725, 64 Stat. 452, provided that: “No contract of sale shall be made under this Act [sections 1735 to 1746 of this Appendix] after January 15, 1951, and no contract of charter shall be made under this Act [sections 1735 to 1746 of this Appendix] after June 30, 1950, except as provided for charter under subsections (e) and (f) of section 5 hereof, as amended [section 1738 (e), (f) of this Appendix].”

Great Lakes Vessels

Section 3 of act Sept. 28, 1950, ch. 1093, 64 Stat. 1078, provided: “Contracts for the sale of vessels for exclusive use on the Great Lakes, including the Saint Lawrence River and Gulf and their connecting waterways, may be made until December 31, 1950. Such contracts shall require that transfer to the Great Lakes of such vessels by the buyers shall be completed by December 31, 1951.”

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