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61 STAT.] 8OTh CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 512 -AUG. 7 , 1947 grade) and ensign: Provided,That of the number of officers so author- ized in each grade below captain, not to exceed the following percent- ages may be officers designated for limited duty: In the grade of com- mander three and sixty-four one-hundredths; in the grade of lieutenant commander eight and sixty-two one-hundredths; in the grade of lieu- tenant seven and seventy-two one-hundredths; and in the combined grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and ensign, six and four one- hundredths: And provided further, That, except in time of war or national emergency declared after the effective date of this Act, the number of rear admirals not restricted in the performance of duty shall not exceed one hundred and fifty. (b) The total number of rear admirals designated for engineering duty, aeronautical engineering duty, and special duty shall not exceed at any one time a number equal to 13 per centum of the authorized number of officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, of the grade of read admiral at that time: Provided,That, except in time of war or national emergency declared after the effective date of this Act, the number of such rear admirals shall not exceed nineteen. (c) The total number of officers designated for engineering duty, in the combined grades of captain, commander, and lieutenant com- mander, shall not exceed at any one time a number equal to 9 per centum of the total number of officers, not restricted in the perform- ance of duty, authorized in those grades at that time. (d) The total number of officers designated for aeronautical engi- neering duty, in the combined grades of captain, commander, and lieutenant commander, shall not exceed at any one time a number equal to 5 per centum of the total number of officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, authorized in those grades at that time. (e) The total number of officers designated for special duty, in the combined grades of captain, commander, and lieutenant commander, shall not exceed at any one time a number equal to 5 per centum of the total number of officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, authorized in those grades at that time. (f) To determine the authorized number of officers in each of the various grades above lieutenant (junior grade), and in the combined grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and ensign, as provided in this section, computations shall be made by the Secretary of the Navy as of the date of approval of this Act and thereafter as of January 1 of each year, and the resulting number in each of sulch various grades, and in the combined grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and ensign, as so computed, shall be held and considered for all purposes as the authorized number of officers in each of such various grades and in the combined grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and ensign, and shall not be varied between such computations: Provided, That should it be found at the time of making any such computation that the authorized number which would result in the grade of captain could not be attained because of the minimum total commissioned service requirement prescribed by subsection 107 (c) of this title, the Secretary of the Navy shall determine such lesser number as mav be appropriate and such lesser number shall be regarded as the authorized number, and the authorized number in any lower grade or grades shall be increased accordingly as may be determined by the Secretary of the Navy: Provided further, That to determine the authorized number of officers designated for limited duty in each of the various grades above lieutenant (junior grade) and in the combined grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and ensign, the Secretary of the Navy, as of the date of the approval of this Act and thereafter as of January 1 of each year, shall compute the maximum number of such officers who may serve in each of such various grades, and in the combined grades 799 Limited duty in grades below captain. Rear admirals not restricted in duty. Engineering and special duty. Rear admirals. Combined grades of captain, commander, and lieutenant com- mander. Computations to determine authorized number. Determination lesser number. of Pog, p.81. Determination of number for limited duty.