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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 345, 346-JULY 29, 1947 the provisions of the convention, any person authorized to enforce the convention and this Act and the regulations of the Commission may seize, whenever and wherever lawfully found, all fish caught, shipped, transported, purchased, sold, offered for sale, imported, exported, or possessed contrary to the provisions of the convention or this Act or the regulations of the Commission and may seize any vessel, together with its tackle, apparel, furniture, appurtenances and cargo, and all fishing gear, used or employed contrary to the provisions of the con- vention or this Act or the regulations of the Commission, or which it reasonably appears has been used or employed contrary to the provi- sions of the convention or this Act or the regulations of the Commission. Certieication of reg- (e) Evidence of any regulation made by the Commission may be given in any court proceedings by the production of a copy of such regulation certified by the Secretary of the Commission to be a true copy and no proof of the signature of the Secretary on such certifica- tion shall be required. enses. tlo of - (f) Any authorized representative of the Commission, or any per- son authorized to enforce this Act and the regulations of the Commis- sion may inspect any licenses issued to persons or vessels engaging in fishing for sockeye salmon in convention waters and for this purpose may at any reasonable time board any vessel or enter upon any premises Assistance of ov- where such fishing is or may be conducted. rnment agencies. SEO. 7 . (a) All agencies of the Federal Government are authorized, upon request by the Commission, to furnish facilities and personnel for the purpose of assisting the Commission in carrying out its duties of scientific investigation and improvement of the fishery, as specified in the convention. Scientific investiga- 1ions, etc. (b) None of the prohibitions contained in this Act, or in the laws and regulations of the States, shall prevent the Commission from con- ducting or authorizing the conduct of fishing operations and biological experiments at any time for purposes of scientific investigation, or shall prevent the Commission from discharging any other duties pre- Approprtions au- scribed by the convention. horized. n SE. 8. There is authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums, from time to time, as may be necessary to enable the Commission and agencies of the Federal Government to carry out the provisions of the convention and of this Act, including purchase, operation, maintenance, and repair of aircraft, motor vehicles (including passenger-carrying vehicles), boats, Separablty research vessels, and other necessary facilities; and printing. 'isions. SEC. 9 . If any provision of this Act is held invalid for any cause, Effectivedate. such invalidity shall not affect the other provisions hereof. SEC. 10. This Act shall be effective thirty days from the date of its approval. Approved July 29, 1947. July 29, 1947 [H. R. 4268] [Public Law 256] The Supplemental Government Corpo- rations Appropriation Act, 1948. Post, pp . 574, 703. [CHAPTER 346] AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for Government corporations and independ- ent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, namely: 514 [61 STAT. I t t v