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

§ 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.)
Codification

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

Repeals

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“All laws or parts of laws inconsistent with this Act [enacting sections 731b to 731e of this title] are hereby repealed.”

 

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