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[69 Stat. 668] [69 Stat. 668]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1955
PUBLIC LAW 349~AUG. 11, 1955
may be. If the court does not find that the Indian is able to manage his, or her, own affairs, it shall deny the application for an order removing restrictions, or set aside an order of the Secretary issued without application therefor, as the case may be. The court shall furnish to the Secretary and to the applicant one certified copy of any final order issued by it. Any final order of the court shall be subject to appeal by the applicant, by the Secretary, or by the board of county commissioners in accordance with the probate laws of the State of Oklahoma, except that no appeal bond shall be required in an appeal by the Secretary. (d) When an order removing restrictions becomes effective, the Secretary shall cause to be turned over to the applicant full ownership and control of any money and property that is held in trust for him or that is held subject to a restriction against alienation imposed by the United States, issuing, in the case of land, such title document as may be appropriate: Provided, That the Secretary may make such provisions as he deems necessary to insure payment of money loaned to any such Indian by the Federal Government or by an Indian tribe: Provided further, That nothing herein contained shall abrogate the interest of any lessee or permittee in any lease, contract, or permit that is outstanding when an order removing restrictions becomes PTTPOi'l V P
25 USC 355 note.
25 USC 355 note, 502. Tax exemptions.
SEC. 3. Section 23 of the Act of April 26, 1906 (34 Stat. 137), as amended by section 8 of the Act of May 27, 1908 (35 Stat. 312), which expires on April 26, 1956, is continued in force with respect to the restricted properties of Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes as long as such properties remain restricted. SEC. 4. Except as provided in section 2 of this Act, nothing in this Act shall be construed to repeal or to limit the application of the Act of August 4, 1947 (61 Stat. 731), the provisions of which shall continue in effect until otherwise provided by Congress. SEC. 5. Any existing exemption from taxation that constitutes a vested property right shall continue in force and effect until it terminates by virtue of its own limitations. Approved August 11, 1955. Public Law 349
August 11, 1955 [H. R. 6199]
Housing. Sale of personal property. 64 Stat. 71. 42 USC 1588.
AN ACT To amend the Act of October 14, 1940, to authorize the sale of personal property held in connection with housing under such Act.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 608 of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended, is amended by inserting " (a) " immediately after "SEC. 608." and by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any personal property held under this Act, and not sold with a project or building, may be sold at fair value, as determined by the Administrator, to any agency organized for slum clearance or to provide subsidized housing for persons of low income. Any sale of personal property under this subsection shall be made on a cash basis, payable at the time of settlement." Approved August 11, 1955.