Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 70A.djvu/698

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640 (d) Sections 411(a), 416, 421, 423, and 430 of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (34 U.S.C. 211e, 306p, 306q, 306s, 410p) are amended by striking out the words "titles I through IV " wherever they appear and inserting in place thereof the words "titles I and II ". SAVING AND SEVERABILITY CLAUSES SEC. 49. (a) I n sections 1-48 of this Act, it is the legislative purpose to restate, without substantive change, the law replaced by those sections on the effective date of this Act. However, laws effective after March 31, 1955, that are inconsistent with this Act shall be considered as superseding it to the extent of the inconsistency. (b) References that other laws, regulations, and orders make to the replaced law shall be considered to be made to the corresponding provisions of- sections 1-48. (c) Actions taken and offenses committed under the replaced law shall be considered to have been taken or committed under the corresponding provisions of sections 1-48, (d) If a part of this Act is invalid, all valid parts that are severable from the invalid part remain in effect. If a part of this Act is invalid in one or more of its applications, the part remains in effect in all valid applications that are severable from the invalid applications. (e) I n chapter 47 of title 10, United States Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, no inference of a legislative construction is to be drawn from the part in which any article is placed nor from the catchlines of the part or the article as set out in that chapter. (f) The enactment of this Act does not increase or decrease the pay or allowances, including retired pay and retainer pay, of any person. (g) The enactment of this Act does not affect the status of persons who, on the effective date of this Act, have the status of warrant officers of the Army Mine Planter Service. R E STATEMENT OF S U S P E N D E D OR TEMPORARILY SUPERSEDED PROVISIONS SEC. 50. If on the effective date of this Act a provision of law that is restated in this Act and repealed by section 53 would have been in a suspended or temporarily superseded status but for its repeal, the provisions of this Act that restate that provision have the same suspended or temporarily superseded status. EFFECTIVE D A T E O F UNIFORM CODE OF M I L I T A R Y JUSTICE SEC. 51. Chapter 47 of title 10, United States Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, takes effect January 1, 1957.