48 U.S. Code § 731b - Organization of a government pursuant to a constitution

Fully recognizing the principle of government by consent, sections 731b to 731e of this title are now adopted in the nature of a compact so that the people of Puerto Rico may organize a government pursuant to a constitution of their own adoption.


(July 3, 1950, ch. 446, § 1,64 Stat. 319.)

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.

Act July 3, 1950, ch. 446, § 6,64 Stat. 320, provided that: “All laws or parts of laws inconsistent with this Act [enacting sections 731b to 731e of this title] are hereby repealed.”

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