Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/40

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 2-NOV. 4 , 1939 Ports on Pacific or latitude and west of sixty-six degrees west longitude, (3) to any port on the Pacific or Indian Oceans, including the China Sea, the Tasman Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Arabian Sea, and any other depend- Atlantic Ocean ent waters of either of such oceans, seas, or bays, or (4) to any port south of 30 ° north latitude. on the Atlantic Ocean or its dependent waters south of thirty degrees Combat areas. north latitude. The exceptions contained in this subsection shall not apply to any such port which is included within a combat area as defined in section 3 which applies to such vessels. Air transportation. (h) The provisions of subsections (a) and (c) of this section shall not apply to transportation by aircraft of mail, passengers, or any articles or materials (except articles or materials listed in a procla- mation referred to in or issued under the authority of section 12 (i)) (1) to any port in the Western Hemisphere, or (2) to any port on the Pacific or Indian Oceans, including the China Sea, the Tasman Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Arabian Sea, and any other dependent Combatareas. waters of either of such oceans, seas, or bays. The exceptions con- tained in this subsection shall not apply to any such port which is included within a combat area as defined in section 3 which applies to such aircraft. Sworn statement of (i) Every American vessel to which the provisions of subsections (g) and (h) apply, and every neutral vesse to which the provisions of subsection (1) apply, shall, before departing from a port or from the jurisdiction of the United States, file with the collector of customs of the port of departure, or if there is no such collector at such port then with the nearest collector of customs, a sworn statement (1) containing a complete list of all the articles and materials carried as cargo by such vessel, and the names and addresses of the consignees of all such articles and materials, and (2) stating the ports at which such articles and materials are to be unloaded and the ports of call Restrictions, rules, of such vessel. All transportation referred to in subsections (f), and regulations (g), (h), and (1) of this section shall be subject to such restrictions, Losses incurred. rules, and regulations as the President shall prescribe; but no loss incurred in connection with any transportation excepted under the provisions of subsections (g), (h), and (1) of this section shall be made the basis of any claim put forward by the Government of the United States. Revocation of cer- (i) Whenever all proclamations issued under the authority of efl ect . section 1 (a) shall have been revoked, the provisions of subsections (f), (g), (h), (i), and (1) of this section shall expire. clearance and de- (k) The provisions of this section shall not apply to the current der of enatment; voyage of any American vessel which has cleared for a foreign port risk assued. and has departed from a port or from the jurisdiction of the lnited States in advance of (1) the date of enactment of this joint resolu- tion, or (2) any proclamation issued after such date under the author- Losses ncurred. ity of section 1 (a) of this joint resolution; but any such vessel shall proceed at its own risk after either of such dates, and no loss incurred in connection with any such vessel or its cargo after either of such dates shall be made the basis of any claim put forward by the Government of the United States. Sertain etio netral (1) The provisions of subsection (c) of this section shall not apply vessels; condition. to the transportation by a neutral vessel to any port referred to in subsection (g) of this section of any articles or materials (except articles or materials listed in a proclamation referred to in or issued under the authority of section 12 (i)) so long as such port is not included within a combat area as defined in section 3 which applies to American vessels. 6 [54 STAT.