All operation and maintenance charges upon projects existing prior to December 5, 1924, shall become due and payable on the date fixed for each project by the Secretary of the Interior, and if such charge is paid on or before the date when due there shall be a discount of 5 per centum of such charge.
All contracts providing for new projects and new divisions of projects approved after December 5, 1924, shall require that all operation and maintenance charges shall be payable in advance. In each case where the care, operation, and maintenance of a project or division of a project are transferred to the water users the contract shall require the payment of operation and maintenance charges in advance. Whenever an adjustment of water charges is made under sections
526 of this title the adjustment contract shall provide that thereafter all operation and maintenance charges shall be payable in advance.
438 of this title, referred to in text, was repealed by act Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 428, § 10,67 Stat. 568.
474 of this title, referred to in text, were repealed by act May 25, 1926, ch. 383, § 47,44 Stat. 650.
First paragraph of this section is comprised of part of first sentence of section 6 of act Aug. 13, 1914. Remainder of first sentence of such section
6 is classified to sections
495 of this title; second and third sentences of such section
6 are classified to sections
497 of this title, respectively.
Second paragraph of this section is from act Dec. 5, 1924.
Language was inserted in the first paragraph of this section limiting it to projects existing prior to Dec. 5, 1924, to avoid conflict with second paragraph applicable to projects after Dec. 5, 1924.
The definitions in section
371 of this title apply to this section.
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