50 U.S. Code §§ 4401 to 4403. Repealed. Pub. L. 115–91, div. C, title XXXV, § 3502(a)(1), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1910

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Section 4401, Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 82, § 2, 60 Stat. 41, related to declaration of policy.

Section 4402, Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 82, § 3, 60 Stat. 41; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(153), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 167; Pub. L. 101–225, title III, § 307(12), Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1925, related to definitions.

Section 4403, Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 82, § 5, 60 Stat. 43; June 28, 1947, ch. 161, § 2, 61 Stat. 191; June 30, 1950, ch. 427, § 3, 64 Stat. 308; Aug. 31, 1954, ch. 1175, 68 Stat. 1050; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(155), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 167; Pub. L. 101–225, title III, § 307(12), Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1925, related to charter of vessels.

Short Title

Act Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 82, § 1, 60 Stat. 41, which provided that act Mar. 8, 1946, could be cited as the “Merchant Ship Sales Act of 1946”, was repealed by Pub. L. 115–91, div. C, title XXXV, § 3502(a)(1), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1910.

Termination Date

Act Mar. 8, 1946, ch. 82, § 14, 60 Stat. 50, as amended June 28, 1947, ch. 161, § 1, 61 Stat. 190; Feb. 27, 1948, ch. 78, § 1(a), 62 Stat. 38; Feb. 28, 1949, ch. 12, 63 Stat. 9; June 29, 1949, ch. 281, § 1, 63 Stat. 349; June 30, 1950, ch. 427, § 1, 64 Stat. 308; Aug. 17, 1950, ch. 725, 64 Stat. 452, which provided that no contract of sale was to be made under act Mar. 8, 1946, after Jan. 15, 1951, and no contract of charter was to be made under that act after June 30, 1950, except as provided under 50 U.S.C. 4403(e), (f), was repealed by Pub. L. 115–91, div. C, title XXXV, § 3502(a)(1), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1910.

Great Lakes Vessels

Act Sept. 28, 1950, ch. 1093, § 3, 64 Stat. 1078, provided that contracts for the sale of vessels for exclusive use on the Great Lakes could be made until Dec. 31, 1950, and transfer to the Great Lakes of such vessels was required to be completed by Dec. 31, 1951.