10 U.S. Code § 8897 - Duration of stay

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 8895 or 8896 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, § 7727; renumbered § 8897 and amended Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §§ 807(d)(10), 809(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1837, 1840.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

7727

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.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7727 of this title as this section and substituted “section 8895 or 8896” for “section 7725 or 7726”.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.