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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 767, 768--OCT. 27, 1949 to such common-trust funds; but it may, by application to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, secure approval of such accounting on such conditions as the court may establish. SEC. 4 . UNIFORMITY OF INTERPRETATION.- This Act shall be so inter- preted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of the District of Columbia with the law of those States which enact the Uniform Common-Trust Fund Act. SEC. 5 . SHORT TITLE. - T his Act may be cited as the "Uniform Com- mon-Trust Fund Act". SEC. 6 . SEVERABILITY.-If any provision of this Act or the appli- cation thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the other provisions or applications of the Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or appli- cation, and to this end the provisions of this Act are declared to be severable. SEC. 7. REPEAL .-A ll Acts or parts of Acts which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed. SEC. 8 . TImE OF TAKING EFFECT.- T his Act shall take effect Novem- ber 1, 1949, and shall apply to fiduciary relationships then in existence or thereafter established. Approved October 27, 1949. [CHAPTER 768] AN ACT To extend to the Territory of Alaska the benefits of certain Acts of Congress, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there are hereby extended to the Territory of Alaska the provisions of section 21 and section 23 of title II of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and to provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work and the more complete endowment and support of land-grant colleges", approved June 29,1935, as amended, and known as the Bankhead-Jones Act, and the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the further development of agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of the Act entitled 'An Act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, approved July 2,1862, and all Acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of Agri- culture", approved May 22, 1928, and known as the Capper-Ketcham Act. SEC. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually for carrying out the purposes of this Act an amount computed on the same basis as appropriations to States are computed: Provided, That no appropriations shall be made under this Act until annually esti- mated as to funds and amounts by the Secretary of Agriculture, the estimates to be based upon his determination of the ability of the Territory of Alaska to make effective use of the funds: And provided further, That whereas the Capper-Ketcham Act approved May 22, 1928, provides that "at least 80 per centum of all appropriations under this Act shall be utilized for the payment of salaries of extension agents in counties of the several States to further develop the coopera- tive extension system in agriculture and home economics with men, women, boys, and girls", te several establishesed judicial divisions o the Territory of Alaska, as the same shall exist from time to time, shall be considered as counties for the purpose of complying with 939 October 27, 1949 [H. R. 212] [Public Law 417] Alaska. Cooperative agri- cultural extension work. 49 Stat. 438: 59 Stat. 231. 7U. S.C. §i343c, 343d-1. 12 Stat. 503. 7 U.S .C. I§301-308; Supp. II , § 301 note. 45 Stat. 711. 7 U. S.C. §343a, 343b. Appropriation au- thorized. Restriction. Judicial divisions considered counties. 45 Stat. 711. 7U. S.C. §343a, 343b.