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PUBLIC LAWS--CH. 163-JUNE 30, 1947 56 Stat. 23 . i§ 901-906, 921-926, 941-94. Post, p. 619. 12F. R.2645. Appropriation au- thorized. Post, pp. 674, 616. engaged or is about to engage in any such act or practice a permanent or temporary injunction, restraining order, or other order shall be granted without bond. MAINTENANCE OF ACTIONS FOR CERTAIN ALLEGED PAST VIOLATIONS SEC. 207. No action or proceeding, involving any alleged violation of Maximum Price Regulation Numbered 188, issued under the Emer- gency Price Control Act of 1942, as amended, shall be maintained in any court, or judgment thereon executed or otherwise proceeded on, if a court of competent jurisdiction has found, or by opinion has declared, that the person alleged to have committed such violation acted in good faith and that application to such person of the "actual delivery" provisions of such regulation would result or has resulted in extreme hardship. PROPERTY, PERSONNEL, AND APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 208. (a) The records, property, personnel, and funds, relating primarily to rent control, transferred to the Housing Expediter by or pursuant to Executive Order Numbered 9841, dated April 23, 1947, may be used for the purpose of carrying out the powers, functions, and duties of the Housing Expediter under this title; except that any personnel so transferred who are found to be in excess of the needs of the Housing Expediter for the exercise of such powers, functions, and duties shall be separated from the service. (b) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Housing Expediter such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. EVICTION OF TENANTS SEC. 209. (a) No action or proceeding to recover possession of any controlled housing accommodations with respect to which a maximum rent is in effect under this title shall be maintainable by any landlord against any tenant in any court, notwithstanding the fact that the tenant has no lease or that his lease has expired, so long as the tenant continues to pay the rent to which the landlord is entitled unless- Volations, etc. , by (1) under the law of the State in which the action or proceeding is brought the tenant is (A) violating the obligation of his tenancy (other than an obligation to pay rent higher than rent permitted under this Act or an obligation to surrender possession of such housing accommodations) or (B) is committing a nuisance in such housing accommodations or using such housing accommodations for an immoral every by ld- or illegal purpose or for other than living or dwelling purposes; lord for personal use, (2) the landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession of such et housing accommodations for his immediate and personal use and ontractto sel. occupancy as housing accommodations; (3) the landlord has in good faith contracted in writing to sell the housing accommodations to a purchaser for the immediate and personal use and occupancy as housing accommodations by such purchaser; ltg,etc. l (4) the landlord seeks in good faith to recover possession of such housing accommodations for the immediate purpose of substantially altering, remodeling, or demolishing them and replacing them with new construction, and the altering or remodeling is reasonably neces- sary to protect and conserve the housing accommodations and cannot practically be done with the tenant in occupancy, and the landlord has obtained such approval as may be required by Federal, State, or local law for the alterations, remodeling, or any construction planned; or [61 STAT.