Ship Warrants Act of 1951: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Merchant Marine and Maritime Matters of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-second Congress, First Session, on S. 1221, a Bill to Provide for Priorities in Transportation by Merchant Vessels in the Interests of National Defense, and for Other Purposes. July 13, 1951
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - 72 páginas
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Página 2 - If any provision of this Act or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the remainder of the Act, and the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.
Página 5 - Commission to requisition or purchase any vessel or other watercraft owned by citizens of the United States, or under construction within the United States, or for any period during such emergency, to requisition or charter the use of any such property.
Página 2 - No person shall be held liable for damages or penalties for any act or failure to act resulting directly or indirectly from compliance with a rule, regulation, or order issued pursuant to this Act, notwithstanding that any such rule, regulation, or order shall thereafter be declared by judicial or other competent authority to be invalid.
Página 47 - THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution, and as President of the United States and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is ordered as follows : SECTION 1.
Página 2 - The functions exercised under this Act shall be excluded from the operation of the Administrative Procedure Act (60 Stat. 237) except as to the requirements of section 3 thereof.
Página 2 - SEC. 703. (a) Except as otherwise specifically provided, the President may delegate any power or authority conferred upon him by this Act to any officer or agency of the Government, including any new agency or agencies (and the President is hereby authorized to create such new agencies, other than corporate agencies, as he deems necessary), and he may authorize such redelegations by that officer or agency as the President may deem appropriate.
Página 8 - ... for the benefit of citizens of the United States, including corporations, partnerships, and associations organized and existing under the laws of the United States...
Página 21 - The previous law authorized a ship-warrant system during the emergency declared by the President to exist on May 27, 1941, "but not after June 30, 1943.
Página 47 - To that commissioner of the Interstate Commerce Commission who is responsible for the supervision of the Bureau of Service of the Commission...