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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CHS. 356 -358 -JUNE 13, 1940 the United States of America and the property affected thereby: Provided further, That all or any part of such easement for right- of-way may be annulled and forfeited by the Secretary of War for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of any grant here- under, or for nonuse or for abandonment of rights granted under authority hereof. Approved, June 13, 1940. [CHAPTER 357] AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to grant to the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, an easement or easements authorizing such city to construct and main- tain a highway and utility facilities over the United States Coast Guard Reser- vation known as base six at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to grant to the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a permanent easement or easements authorizing such city to construct and maintain across such of the lands consti- tuting a part of the United States Coast Guard Reservation known as Base Six at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as the Secretary may desig- nate, a highway, sewer lines, water mains, electric distribution lines, and other utility facilities. SEO. 2. Such easement or easements shall be granted subject to the condition that the Secretary may at any time require the removal of the highway and the utility facilities, or either of them, to any other location or locations on said property, without expense to the United States, and shall be subject to such other reasonable conditions as the Secretary may deem desirable to include in the grant to protect the interests of the United States and to enable the Government to use such lands in such manner as the public interests may require. In addition, the city of Fort Lauderdale shall furnish bond with good and adequate sureties, or such other security in lieu of such bond, in such reasonable amount and in such form, as the Secretary may require, to assure the fulfillment of any or all the conditions and stipulations of such easement or easements. SEC. 3. In the event the United States disposes of its interests in the Coast Guard Reservation known as Base Six, such easement or easements shall cease to be subject to such conditions, unless the Secretary shall find that the discontinuance of any or all of such conditions would adversely affect the sales value of such lands, in which case the conditions with respect to which the Secretary shall have made such a finding shall run with the land. Approved, June 13, 1940. [CHAPTER 358] AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 10 of title 2 of the Canal Zone Code, approved June 19, 1934, is amended so as to read as follows: "10. INJURIES TO VESSELS, CARGO, CREW, OR PASSENGERS, OCCASIONED BY OPERATION OF CANAL. -The regulations of the President, author- ized under section 9 of this title, shall provide for the prompt adjust- ment and payment by the Governor of the Panama Canal, subject to 387 Annulment and for- feiture. June 13, 1940 [8. 3969] [Public, No. 625] Base Six, . 8 . Coast Guard Reservation, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Easement. Conditions. Bond. Cessation of condi- tions; exception. June 13, 1940 [H. R. 5684] [Public, No. 626] Canal Zone Code, amendments. 37 Stat. 662 . 48U.S.0.§ 1319. Payment for dam- ages to vessels, etc.