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-700provisions of section 2 of this Act; nor do they affect the powers and authority conferred by section 34 of Title 2, Canal Zone Code.". SEC. 13. The Act of August 1, 1956 (chapter 849, 70 Stat. 899; 50 U.S.C. secs. 851-857) is amended by adding thereto the following section: "SEC. 10. This Act applies to and within the Canal Zone.". SEC. 14. Section 1 of the Joint Resolution of May 3, 1943 (chapter 92, 57 Stat. 74), is amended by striking out the two provisos therein, including the colons preceding and following the first of the two provisos. SEC. 15. If the United States District Court for the District of the Canal Zone finds that, on a date ninety days prior to the effective date of the Canal Zone Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, a person had completed or was actively engaged in the study of law that would qualify him to take the bar examination under clause (2) or clause (3) of Rule 5 of Part VI of the Rules of the Court in effect on that date, the court may permit him to take the bar examination and to be admitted to the bar, if he otherwise qualifies, as if section 541 of Title 3 of the Canal Zone Code had not been enacted by this Act. SEC. 16. The provisions carried into sections 251 and 252 of Title 4 of the Canal Zone Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, do not, as revised, invalidate any part of a will or other instrument executed rior to the effective date of this Act, and any such part which would ave been valid prior to that date shall be valid irrespective of the revised provisions. The republication of a will executed prior to the effective date of this Act by a codicil executed after that date shall not constitute execution of the will after that date within the meaning of this section. SEC. 17. Sections 548 and 549 of Title 5, Canal Zone Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, relating to the exemption of property from execution or attachment, do not apply to the enforcement of judgments which became final prior to the effective date of this Act. SEC. 18. The provisions of the Canal Zone Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, with respect to the organization of the Canal Zone Government, the Panama Canal Company, and the courts in the Canal Zone, shall be construed as continuations of existing law, and the tenure of the officers and employees thereof, including the judges, the United States attorney, the marshal, and their deputies and assistants, in office on the effective date of this Act, shall not be affected by its enactment, but each of them shall continue to serve in the same capacity under the appropriate provisions of the Canal Zone Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, pursuant to his prior appointment, until his tenure expires and his successor is appointed and has qualified, or unless he is removed, discharged or transferred under authority of that Code. No loss of rights, interruption of jurisdiction or prejudice to matters pending in any of the courts in the Canal Zone on the effective date of this Act shall result from its enactment. SEC. 19. Orders, rules, and regulations in effect under laws repealed by section 26 of this Act, shall, to the extent that they would have been authorized under the Canal Zone Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act, remain in force and effect as orders, rules, and regulations under that Code, and shall be administered and enforced under that Code as nearly as may be until repealed, amended or superseded thereunder. SEC. 20. References that other laws, orders, rules, and regulations make to laws repealed by section 26 of this Act shall be considered to be made to the corresponding or most nearly corresponding provisions of the Canal Zone Code, enacted by section 1 of this Act.

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