27 U.S. Code Chapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Effect of 21st Amendment; Extent of Repeal of Title II of National Prohibition Act

Act Oct. 28, 1919, ch. 85, 41 Stat. 305, as amended and supplemented, known as the National Prohibition Act, was included in chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this title. Such provisions of that act and subsequent legislation as were dependent upon the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution became inoperative by adoption of the 21st Amendment to the Constitution on Dec. 5, 1933, repealing the 18th Amendment.

Sections 2 to 5 of this chapter (acts Oct. 28, 1919, ch. 85, § 1, 41 Stat. 307; Nov. 23, 1921, ch. 134, §§ 3, 5, 42 Stat. 223) and sections 11 to 40, 44 to 57, 61, 62, and 64 of chapter 2 (acts Oct. 28, 1919, ch. 85, §§ 2 to 39, 41 Stat. 308 to 319; Nov. 23, 1921, ch. 134, §§ 2, 5, 42 Stat. 222, 223; Mar. 31, 1933, ch. 18, §§ 1 to 3, 48 Stat. 23, 24) constituting title II of the National Prohibition Act as amended and supplemented, were repealed to the extent in force in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, Hawaii, and Alaska by acts Jan. 24, 1934, ch. 4, § 1, 48 Stat. 319; Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 37, §§ 2, 3, 48 Stat. 361; Mar. 26, 1934, ch. 88, §§ 2, 3, 48 Stat. 467; and Apr. 13, 1934, ch. 119, §§ 1, 5, 48 Stat. 583, 584, respectively.