A stay of proceedings under this chapter remains in effect for the period specified in the certificate upon which it was based unless the Secretary of the Navy issues a new certificate under section
7726 of this title changing the termination date. However, a stay under this chapter may not remain in force longer than six months after the cessation of hostilities.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 485.)
Historical and Revision Notes
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46 U.S.C. 791 (1st sentence as applicable to duration of stay, and proviso as applicable to duration of stay).
July 3, 1944, ch. 399, § 1 (1st sentence as applicable to duration of stay, and proviso as applicable to duration of stay), 58 Stat. 723.
46 U.S.C. 792 (as applicable to duration of stay).
July 3, 1944, ch. 399, § 2 (as applicable to duration of stay), 58 Stat. 724.
646 U.S.C. 794 (8th sentence and proviso of 9th sentence).
July 3, 1944, ch. 399, § 4 (8th sentence and proviso of 9th sentence), 58 Stat. 724.
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