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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 301-JULY 23, 1947 from those bureaus to the Coast Guard by Executive Order 9083, dated February 28, 1942 (7 F. R. 1609), and by Reorganization Plan Numbered 3, effective July 16, 1946 (11 F. R . 7875), and who on March 1, 1942, held the civil-service rating of CAF-9 or P-3, or above. Any person described in category (5) of this section, commissioned pursuant to the provisions of this Act, shall serve a probationary period of two years, during which time his commission may be revoked if his services are unsatisfactory, pursuant to such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe. SEx. 4 . Appointees under section 3 shall take precedence with other officers in their respective ranks in accordance with the dates of com- mission in such ranks. Appointees whose dates of commission are the same shall take precedence with each other as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine. Appointees who, during any period of World War II, served temporarily as commissioned officers of the Coast Guard, or as commissioned officers who were regular members of the Coast Guard Reserve on active duty, shall take precedence with other officers in their respective ranks under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe. Appointees from category (6) of section 3 shall be assigned running mates, as determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, from among regular line officers of the Coast Guard in the respective ranks in which such appointees are com- missioned. SEo. 5. The President is authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, permanent chief warrant officers in the Coast Guard, as the needs of the Coast Guard may require and as are found by the Secretary of the Treasury as the result of such exami- nations as he may prescribe, to be mentally, morally, professionally, and physically qualified, from among the following categories: (1) Temporary commissioned officers of the Coast Guard; (2) Temporary chief warrant officers of the Coast Guard; 3) Temporary and permanent warrant officers of the Coast Guard; (4) Enlisted men of the Coast Guard; (5) Members of the Coast Guard Reserve; 6 Licensed officers of the United States merchant marine; and (7) Personnel of the former Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation of the Department of Commerce, and the Bureau of Customs of the Treasury Department, who were transferred from those bureaus to the Coast Guard by Executive Order 9083, dated February 28, 1942 (7 F. R. 1609), and by Reorganization Plan Numbered 3, effective July 16, 1946 (11 F. R. 7875). SEC. 6. The Secretary is authorized to appoint permanent warrant officers in the Coast Guard, as the needs of the Coast Guard may require and as are found by the Secretary of the Treasury, as the result of such examinations as he may prescribe, to be mentally, morally, professionally, and physically qualified, from among the following categories: (1) Temporary chief warrant officers and temporary warrant officers of the Coast Guard; (2) Enlisted men of the Coast Guard; (3) Members of the Coast Guard Reserve; (4) Licensed officers of the United States merchant marine; and (5) Personnel of the former Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation of the Department of Commerce, and the Bureau of Customs of the Treasury Department, who were 411 50U.S.C.app. § 601 note. 60 Stat. 1097. 5U. .C.§133y-16 note. Probationary riod. pe. Precedence in rank. Running mates. Appointment Of chief warrant officers. Categories. 60U.S.C. app. 601 note. 60 Stat. 1097. 6 U.S. C. §133y-16 note. Appointment of warrant officers. Categories.