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44 U.S. Code § 1321 - Hydrographic Surveys; foreign surveys

Appropriations made for the preparation or publication of foreign hydrographic surveys may be applicable only upon approval by the Secretary of the Navy, after a report from three competent naval officers that the original data for proposed charts justify their publication. The Secretary of the Navy shall order a board of three naval officers to examine and report upon the data before he approves an application of moneys to the preparation or publication of charts or hydrographic surveys.

(Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1269.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 265 (R.S. § 3686; Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, § 78, 28 Stat. 621).