(a) In General.— Government rights in the design of a vessel, boat, or craft, and its components, including the hull, decks, superstructure, and all shipboard equipment and systems, shall be determined solely as follows:
(1)In the case of a vessel, boat, craft, or component procured through a contract, in accordance with the provisions of section
2320 of this title.
(2)In the case of a vessel, boat, craft, or component procured through an instrument not governed by section
2320 of this title, by the terms of the instrument (other than a contract) under which the design for such vessel, boat, craft, or component, as applicable, was developed for the Government.
(b) Construction of Superseding Authorities.— This section may be modified or superseded by a provision of statute only if such provision expressly refers to this section in modifying or superseding this section.
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