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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CHS. 843-845-OCT. 10, 1940 SEC. 2 . That all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with the provi- sions of this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. SEe. 3 . That this Act, including the provision for payment of the expenses of the judges of the Customs Court, Government attorneys, and stenographic clerks incurred while absent from New York on official business, shall take effect from the date of its passage. Approved, October 10, 1940. [CHAPTER 844] AN ACT Authorizing a per capita payment of $10 each to the members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from any funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to their credit. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw as much as may be necessary from any funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Red Lake Indians in Minnesota, and to make therefrom a per capita pay- ment of $10 to each of the members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians of the State of Minnesota, living at the date of the passage of this Act, immediately payable upon the passage of this Act, under such rules and regulations as the said Secretary may prescribe: Provided, That the money paid to the Indians as authorized herein shall not be subject to any lien or claim of attor- neys or other parties: Provided further, That before any payment is made hereunder, the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota shall, in such manner as may be prescribed by the Sec- retary of the Interior, ratify the provisions of this Act and accept same. Approved, October 10, 1940. 1103 Inconsistent Acts repealed. Effective date. October 10, 1940 [H. R. 8369] [Public, No. 836] Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Minn. Per capita payment to. Promisos. Payments not sub- ject to any lien, etc. Acceptance, etc. [CHAPTER 845] AN ACT To further amend the Alaska game law. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,That section 10 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish an Alaska Game Commission, to protect game animals, land fur-bearing animals, and birds in Alaska, and for other purposes", approved January 13, 1925, as amended, is further amended to read as follows: "SEC. 10. REGULATIONS. - That the Secretary of the Interior, upon consultation with or recommendation from the Commission, is hereby authorized and directed from time to time to determine when, to what extent if at all, and by what means game animals, land fur-bearing animals, game birds, nongame birds, and nests or eggs of birds may be taken, possessed, transported, bought, or sold, and to adopt suitable regulations permitting and governing the same in accordance with such determinations, which regulations shall become effective on the date specified therein; but no such regulations shall permit any person to take any female yearling or calf moose, any doe yearling or fawn deer, or any female or lamb mountain sheep except under permit for scientific, propagation, or educational purposes; or to use any dog in taking game animals; or to sell the heads, hides, or horns of any game animals, except the hides of moose, caribou, deer, and mountain goat, or black bears if and when declared to be game animals by the Secretary October 10, 1940 [H. R 8474] [Public, No. 836] Alaska Game Law, amendment. 43 Stat. 743. 48U. .C.i198; Supp. V, 198. Regulations for tak- ing game animals, etc. Special prohibitions.