(a) Acceptance.— An officer who is appointed to a higher grade under this chapter shall be considered to have accepted the appointment on the date on which the appointment is made unless the officer expressly declines the appointment or is granted a delay of promotion under section
14312 of this title.
(b) Oath.— An officer who has served continuously since taking the oath of office prescribed in section
3331 of title
5 is not required to take a new oath upon appointment to a higher grade under this chapter.
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in sections
8394 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337, § 1629(a)(1), (c)(1).
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