References in Text
For definition of Canal Zone, referred to in subsec. (e), see section 3602(b) of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.
1962—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 87–814 substituted definition of “United States” for definition of “enforcement agency”.
Act Sept. 7, 1950, ch. 907, § 14, 64 Stat. 780, provided:
“This Act [this chapter] shall take effect with respect to each of the conventions upon the entry into force of that convention, unless such entry into force shall be prior to the date of approval of this Act [Sept. 7, 1950] in which case this Act [this chapter] shall take effect immediately.”
The Costa Rican convention was ratified on March 3, 1950
, and the Mexican convention on July 11, 1950
. Therefore, the act took effect upon its approval on Sept. 7, 1950
Act Sept. 7, 1950, ch. 907, § 1, 64 Stat. 777, provided:
“That this Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Tuna Conventions Act of 1950’.”
Act Sept. 7, 1950, ch. 907, § 13, 64 Stat. 780, provided:
“If any provision of this Act [this chapter] or the application of such provision to any circumstances or persons shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and the applicability of such provision to other circumstances or persons shall not be affected thereby.”
Termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
For termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.
Landing of Catch of Fish by Foreign Vessels
Pub. L. 87–814, § 6, Oct. 15, 1962, 76 Stat. 926, provided that:
“Nothing in this Act [amending this section and sections 955
of this title] shall be construed to amend or repeal the provisions of section 4311 of the Revised Statutes, as amended ([former] 46 U.S.C. [App.] 251) [see 46 U.S.C. 55114