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1475k. Same-Release of property on payment of costs, etc.Upon payment of the costs and legal expenses incurred in any such summary trial for possession or libel proceedings, the President is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to order the release and restoration to the owner or claimant, as the case may be, of any property seized or condemned under the provisions of this title. Sec. 7, id.

14751. Same--Enforcement of title.—The President may employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States as he may deem necessary to carry out the purposes of this title. Sec. 8, id.

(For general provisions of this act applicable to this title, see paragraphs 1475q-1475t.)


1475m. Proclamation by the President as to.- Whenever during the present war the President shall find that the public safety shall so require, and shall make proclamation thereof, it shall be unlawful to export from or ship from or take out of the United States to any country named in such proclamation any article or articles mentioned in such proclamation, except at such time or times, and under such regulations and orders, and subject to such limitations and exceptions as the President shall prescribe, until otherwise ordered by the President or by Congress: Provided, however, That no preference shall be given to the ports of one State over those of another. Title VII, Sec. 1, Act of June 15, 1917 (40 Stat. 225.)

1475n. Same-Punishment for exportation, etc.—Any person who shall export, ship, or take out, or deliver or attempt to deliver for export, shipment, or taking out, any article in violation of this title, or of any regulation or order made hereunder, shall be fined not more than $10,000, or, if a natural person, imprisoned for not more than two years, or both; and any article so delivered or exported, shipped, or taken out, or so attempted to be delivered or exported, shipped, or taken out, shall be seized and forfeited to the United States; and any officer, director, or agent of a corporation who participates in any such violation shall be liable to like fine or imprisonment, or both. Sec. 2, id.

14750. Same-Refusal of clearance to vessels. Whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that any vessel, domestic or foreign, is about to carry out of the United States any article or articles in violation of the provisions of this title, the collector of customs for the district in which such vessel is located is hereby authorized and empowered, subject to review by the Secretary of Commerce, to refuse clearance to any such vessel, domestic or foreign, for which

See proclamations of the President of July 9, August 27, and September 7, 1917.

clearance is required by law, and by formal notice served upon the owners, master, or person or persons in command or charge of any domestic vessel for which clearance is not required by law, to forbid the departure of such vessel from the port, and it shall thereupon be unlawful for such vessel to depart. Sec. 3, id.

1475p. Same-Punishment for taking, etc., such vessels out of port, etc.- Whoever, in violation of any of the provisions of this section shall take, or attempt to take, or authorize the taking of any such vessel, out of port or from the jurisdiction of the United States, shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both; and, in addition, such vessel, her tackle, apparel, furniture, equipment, and her forbidden cargo shall be forfeited to the United States. Id.

(For general provisions of this act applicable to the title, see paragraphs 14754-1475t.)


1475. United States defined. The term "United States” as used in this Act includes the Canal Zone and all territory and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Title ITII, Sec. 1, id., 231.

(For Title XII of this act see paragraphs 253a-253e, ante.)

1475r. Jurisdiction of offcnscs.-The several courts of first instance in the Philippine Islands and the district court of the Canal Zone shall have jurisdiction of offenses under this Act committed within their respective districts, and concurrent jurisdiction with the district courts of the United States of offenses under this Act committed upon the high seas, and of conspiracies to commit such offenses, as defined by section thirty-seven of the Act entitled "An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United Sates," approved March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine, and the provisions of said section, for the purpose of this Act, are hereby extended to the Philippine Islands and to the Canal Zone. In such cases the district attorneys of the Philippine Islands and of the Canal Zone shall have the powers and perform the duties provided in this Act for United States attorneys. Sec. 2, id.

1475s. Prosecutions under prior laws, repealed, etc.-Offenses committed and penalties, forfeitures, or liabilities incurred prior to the taking effect hereof under any law embraced in or changed, modified, or repealed by any chapter of this Act may be prosecuted and punished, and suits and proceedings for causes arising or acts done or committed prior to the taking effect hereof may be commenced and prosecuted, in the same manner and with the same effect as if this Act had not been passed. Sec. 3, id.

*36 Stat. 1038.

1475t. Effect of partial invalidity of Act.-If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this Act shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered. Sec. 4, id.



Par. Military and naval insurance. 1483a

1483aaaaa Bureau of War-Risk Insurance; • director, salary

1483a Division of Military and Naval

Insurance and Marine and
Seamen's Insurance; commis-
sioners, salary

14831) Certain sections applicable only

to Division of Marine and Sea-
men's Insurance--

14830 General powers and duties of director

14330 Regulations made by director;

rules respecting procedure of
divisions; compensation of
claim agents and attorneys;

proofs and evidence, etc.---- 1483e Deputies, assistants, actuaries, etc.

1483f Service of surgeons of Army and Navy

1483g Advisory board, establishinent,

powers, duties, and compen-

1483 Subpænas for witnesses, etc.;

administration of oaths ----- 1483i Information and reports of of

ficials, etc., of Urited States
and States.-

1483j Disobedience to subpænas, etc., contempt

1483k Same-Fees and mileage of witnesses

14831 Annual estimate of appropriations for bureau

1483m Appropriation for expenses.

1483n Application of civil-service rules

to employees, exceptions.---- 14530

Par. Same-Fees, allowances, and salaries of

18) Evidence of marriage of claimants.

1.1939 Same--Legal marriage accord

ing to law of domicile ------ 1483r Presumption of allotments and family allowances.

14839 Child defined

1493t Grandchild defined ---

1483u Age limit of children and grand

children unless permanently helpless

1483v Parent defined..

1483w Brother and sister defined--- 145 x Commissioned officer defined, in

cludes warrant officer ---- 14S3y Men and enlisted men defined. 148:37 Enlistment defined

1483.18 Commissioner defined

149:3!!) Injury defined

1453 c Pay defined.--

149:%!!! Military or naval forces defineil

1483 ლ Payments to minors, etc.----- 145311 Information, etc.. by bureau to

persons in military or naval service

148395 Record of insurance held by of

ficers and enlisted men of military and naval service- 1.4831:11 False statement in claims con

stitute perjury, punishment. 148311 Fraudulent acceptance of pay

ments under act, punishment

1483jj Compensation for death or disability

1483kk-149211ib Payable to whom


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