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§ 4776. Emergency construction: fortifications If in an emergency the President considers it urgent, a temporary fort or fortification may be built on private land if the owner consente in writing. I n such a case, section 175 of title 50 does not apply. § 4777. Permits: military reservation; landing ferries, erecting bridges, driving livestock Whenever the Secretary of the Army considers that it can be done without injury to the reservation or inconvenience to the military forces stationed there, he may permit— (1) the landing of ferries at a military reservation; (2) the erection of bridges on a military reservation; and (3) the driving of livestock across a military reservation. §4778.

Licenses: military reservation s; erection and use of buildings; Young Men's Christian Association Under such conditions as he may prescribe, the Secretary of the Army may issue a revocable license to the International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations of North America to erect and maintain on military reservations, inside the United States and the Territories, Commonwealths, and possessions, buildings needed by that organization for the promotion of ths social, physical, intellectual, and moral welfare of the members of the Army on those reservations. § 4779. Use of public property (a) When the economy of the Army so requires, the Secretary of the Army shall establish military headquarters in places where suitable buildings are owned by the United States. (b) The Secretary shall assign suitable space for postal purposes at each military post where there is a post office. (c) No money appropriated for the support of the Army may be spent for post gardens or Army exchanges. However, this does not prevent Army exchanges from using public buildings or public transportation that, in the opinion of the office or officer designated by the Secretary, are not needed for other purposes. CHAPTER 451.—MILITARY CLAIMS Sec.

4801. Definition. 4802. Damage by United States vessels; towage and salvage of United States vessels. 4808. Admiralty claims by United States. 4804. Salvage claims by United States. 4805. Reports to Congress. 4806. Settlement or compromise: final and conclusive.

§ 4801. Definition I n this chapter, "settle" means consider, ascertain, adjust, determine, and dispose of a claim, whether by full or partial allowance or by disallowance. ». j t -i.mi^^ -i ?