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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-527—OCT. 25, 1988

102 STAT. 2641

(2) to the Veterans' Administration shall be deemed to refer to the Department of Veterans Affairs; (3) to the Deputy Administrator of Veterans' Affairs shall be deemed to refer to the Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs; (4) to the Chief Medical Director of the Veterans' Administration shall be deemed to refer to the Chief Medical Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs; (5) to the Department of Medicine and Sui^ery of the Veterans' Administration shall be deemed to refer to the Veterans Health Services and R^earch Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs; (6) to the Chief Benefits Director of the Veterans' Administration shall be deemed to refer to the Chief Benefits Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs; (7) to the Department of Veterans' Benefits of the Veterans' Administration shall be deemed to refer to the Veterans Benefits Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs; (8) to the Chief Memorial Affairs Director of the Veterans' Administration shall be deemed to refer to the Director of the National Cemetery System of the Department of Veterans Affairs; and (9) to the Department of Memorial Affairs of the Veterans' Administration shall be deemed to refer to the National Cemetery System of the Department of Veterans Affairs. SBC 11. SAVINGS PROVISIONS.

(a) CONTINUING EJFFBCT OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS.—All orders, determinations, rules, r^ulations, permits, grants, contracts, certificates, licenses, and privil^es— (1) which have been issued, made, granted, or allowed to become effective by the President, by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs, or by a court of competent jurisdiction, in the performance of functions of the Administrator or the Veterans' Administration; and (2) which are in effect on the effective date of this Act; shall continue in effect according to their terms until modified, terminated, superseded, set aside, or revoked in accordance with law by the President, the Secretary, or other authorized official, by a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law. (b) PROCEEDINGS NOT AFFECTED.—The provisions of this Act shall not affect any proceedings or any application for any benefits, service, license, permit, certificate, or financial assistance pending before the Veterans' Administration at the time this Act takes effect, but such proceedings and applications shall be continued. Orders shall be issued in such proceedings, appeals shall be taken therefrom, and payments shall be made pursuant to such orders, as if this Act had not been enacted, and orders issued in any such proceedings shall continue in effect until modified, terminated, superseded, or revoked by a duly authorized official, by a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law. Nothing in this subsection shall be deemed to prohibit the discontinuance or modification of any such proceeding under the same terms and conditions and to the same extent that such proceeding could have been discontinued or modified if this Act had not been enacted. (c) SUITS NOT AFFECTED.—The provisions of this Act shall not affect suits commenced before the effective date of this Act, and in all such suits, proceedings shall be had, appeals taken, and judg-

38 USC 201 note.