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July 27, 1944 PROCLAMATIONS-- u 12, 1944 16U.S.C.i704 note; Supp. III, i 704 note. States, but their possession in any State or Territory or the District of Columbia will be subject to the laws of such State, Territory, or District. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act regulations approved August 11, 1939 (54 Stat. 2615), and all amendments thereof are hereby revoked, but all permits heretofore made or issued pursuant to said act and now in force authorizing the killing or other disposition of certain species of migratory birds when injurious to crops and other property and interests and the taking, possession, sale, purchase, exchange, or transportation of migratory birds and their nests and eggs for scien- tific purposes, and migratory waterfowl and their eggs for propagating purposes, are hereby continued and extended in full force and effect as permits adopted and approved or made or issued hereunder. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the Department of the Interior to be affixed, this 25th day of July, 1944. [SEAL] 40 Stat. 755. 16 U. . C. II 703- 711. HAROLD L. lUKKE Secretary of the Interior. AND WHEREAS upon consideration it appears that approval of the foregoing regulations will effectuate the purposes of the aforesaid Migratory Bird Treaty Act: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim the foregoing regulations. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 27 th day ofJuly, inthe year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-four, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-ninth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. CAPTURE OF PRIZES August 12, 1944 [No. 26171 50 U. S. C., Bupp. III, app. i§ 821-828. Ante, p. 678 . BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS the act of August 18, 1942, 56 Stat. 746, as amended by Public Law 407, approved July 1, 1944, contains in part the fol- lowing provisions: "Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Vnited States of America in Congress assembled, That the district courts shall have original jurisdiction of all prizes captured during war if said capture was made by authority of the United States or was adopted and ratified by the President of the United States and the prize was brought into the territorial waters of a cobellig- erent or was taken or appropriated for the use of the United States, including jurisdiction of all proceedings for the condemnation of such property taken as prize.

"Sec. 3 . The jurisdiction of prizes brought into the territorial waters of a cobelligerent shall not be exercised under authority A [58 STAT.