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PUBLIC LAW 104-164-^ULY 21, 1996 110 STAT. 1441 (3) by redesignating subsections (f) through (k) as subsections (e) through (j), respectively. TITLE II—TRANSFER OF NAVAL VES- SELS TO CERTAIN FOREIGN COUN- TRIES SEC. 201. AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER NAVAL VESSELS. (a) EGYPT. —The Secreteoy of the Navy is authorized to transfer to the Government of Egypt the "OLIVER HAZARD PERRY CLASS" frigate GALLERY. Such transfer shall be on a sales basis under section 21 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2761; relating to the foreign military sales program). (b) MEXICO.— 'Hie Secretary of the Navy is authorized to transfer to the Government of Mexico the "KNOX" class frigates STEIN (FF 1065) and MARVIN SHIELDS (FF 1066). Such transfers shall be on a sales basis under section 21 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2761; relating to the foreign military sales program). (c) NEW ZEALAND.— The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to transfer to the Government of New Zealand the "STALWART" class ocean surveillance ship TENACIOUS. Such transfer shall be on a sales basis under section 21 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2761; relating to the foreign military sales program). (d) PORTUGAL. —The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to transfer to the Government of Portugal the "STALWART" class ocean surveillance ship AUDACIOUS. Such transfer shall be on a grant basis under section 516 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321J; relating to transfers of excess defense articles). (e) TAIWAN. —The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to transfer to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (which is the Taiwan instrumentality designated pursuant to section 10(a) of the Taiwan Relations Act) the following: (1) The "KNOX" class frigates AYLWIN (FF 1081), PHARRIS (FF 1094), and VALDEZ (FF 1096). Such transfers shall be on a sales basis under section 21 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2761; relating to the foreign military sales program). (2) The "NEWPORT" class tank landing ship NEWPORT (LST 1179). Such transfer shall be on a lease basis under section 61 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2796). (f) THAILAND.— The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to transfer to the Government of Thailand the "KNOX" class frigate OUELLET (FF 1077). Such transfer shall be on a sales basis under section 21 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2761; relating to the foreign military sales program). SEC. 202. COSTS OF TRANSFERS. Any expense of the United States in connection with a transfer authorized by this title shall be charged to the recipient. SEC. 203. EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITY. The authority granted by section 201 shall expire at the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act.