The Secretary concerned may terminate the regular appointment of any permanent regular warrant officer at any time within three years after the date when the officer accepted his original permanent appointment as a warrant officer in that component. A warrant officer who is separated under this section is entitled, if eligible therefor, to separation pay under section
1174 or he may be enlisted under section
515 of this title. If such a warrant officer is enlisted under section
515 of this title, he is not entitled to separation pay.
May 29, 1954, ch. 249, § 6 (less last 36 words of last sentence), 68 Stat. 159.
The words “in his discretion” are omitted as surplusage. The last 10 words of the last sentence are inserted for clarity.
1980—Pub. L. 96–513authorized entitlement, if the regular warrant officer is eligible therefor, to separation pay under section
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513effective Sept. 15, 1981, but the authority to prescribe regulations under the amendment by Pub. L. 96–513effective on Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701 ofPub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section
101 of this title.
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