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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 243-APR. 30, 1946 establishment and continuance of a fishing industry to be operated in or near the Philippines. Such transfers may be made on such terms and conditions, including transfer for a nominal consideration, as the United States Maritime Commission may approve, but only if, in the opinion of the Fish and Wildlife Service, such small vessels so to be used for Philippine Island fishing are not needed by the fish- ing industry of the United States, its Territories, and possessions. COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEYS SEC. 310. The Coast and Geodetic Survey of the Department of Commerce is authorized to continue, until June 30, 1950, the survey work which was being conducted by it in the Philippines prior to December 7, 1941. The Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey is authorized to train not exceeding twenty Filipinos each year prior to July 1, 1950, to be designated by the President of the Philippines subject to the provisions of section 311 (c), in order that they may become qualified to take over and continue such survey work on and after July 1, 1950, and to pay all expenses incident to their tempo- rary employment and training. GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 311. (a) The Government of the Philippines shall provide Easements, etc. all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the execution of the projects herein authorized. (b) The several bureaus and agencies of the Government author- Cooperation of Government agencies. ized by this title to undertake projects in the Philippines are hereby authorized, in the prosecution of such projects, to cooperate with the Government of the Philippines, and to accept contributions of labor, materials, and money from such government and its political sub- divisions and to utilize such labor, materials, and money in the prosecution of such projects. (c) Wherever in this title the training of Filipinos at the expense Standards for qua of the United States Government is authorized, the head of the ication. bureau or agency under whose supervision or control the training is given may establish minimum requirements as to education and experience, provide for competitive examinations, or establish such other standards for qualification for such training as in his judgment may seem necessary and advisable, and under such regulations as may Payment of ex- be adopted from time to time may provide for the payment of all expenses incidental to such training, including, but not limited to, actual transportation expenses to and from and in the United States, allowances for tuition, educational fees, and subsistence. (d) Any Filipino who is designated for training or instruction ntry of tr a inee as provided in this Act may be admitted to the United States for such training or instruction upon certification to the Immigration and Naturalization Service by the head of the bureau or agency under whose supervision the training or instruction is to be given that such entry is necessary in connection with the training or instruction, notwithstanding the provisions of section 8 of the Act of March 24, 1934 (48 Stat. 462; 48 U. S . C . 1238), and notwithstanding any provision of the laws of the United States relating to the immigra- tion, exclusion, or expulsion, except registration and fingerprinting as provided in the Alien Registration Act of 1940 (8 U. S . C. 451, sUtst. §.45s-l and the following): Provided, That such admissions shall be deemed SUpp. V, 451 t sq. pursuant to section 3 (2) of the Immigration Act of 1924 (43 Stat. 154; 47 Stat. 607; 54 Stat. 711; 8 U. S . C. 203): Provided further, ^ U.s .c .,supp.v, That the privilege of entering or remaining in the United States Termination. for such purposes shall end within a reasonable time, to be fixed by regulation of the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization 139