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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS. -CH. 512-AUG. 7, 1947 established under subsection (i) of this section and who, on the date of establishment of such list is serving under a temporary appointment in a grade above rear admiral or in a grade to which appointed for a period of limited duration, is hereby continued in effect until such appointment shall terminate by its own terms or until such appoint- ment is specifically terminated by the President whichever shall be earlier; upon such termination, such officer may be temporarily appointed to the same grade in which his running mate may be serving under a temporary appointment at such time: Providedfurther, That retired personnel of the Navy or Naval Reserve who are serving on active duty on the date of the establishment of the lineal list under a temporary appointment in the grade of ensign or above may be retained on active duty, and the existing temporary appointments of such personnel are hereby continued in effect until such appointments shall terminate by their own terms or until such appointments are specifically terminated by the President or until the officers concerned shall be placed on inactive duty, whichever may be earliest, and all such temporary appointments other than those for a period of limited duration may be affirmed by the President and upon such affirmation shall thereafter be considered as having been effected pursuant to this section; upon the termination of the temporary appointment and retention on active duty of any such officer who is so serving, but whose temporary appointment is one to a grade to which he is appointed for a period of limited duration, he may be temporarily appointed to the grade in which he would have been serving on the date of approval of this Act had he not been serving at that time under such temporary appointment in a grade to which appointed for a period of limited duration: Provided further, That each officer of a staff corps on such lineal list, who does not hold a permanent commission in the Regular Navy above the grade of commissioned warrant officer, and whose running mate holds a permanent appointment in the line of the Regular Navy, may be temporarily appointed to the highest grade, whether under a permanent or temporary appointment, in which his running mate is serving: Providedfurther,That members of any staff corps of the Fleet Reserve who are serving on active duty on the date of the establishment of the lineal list for such staff corps under a temporary appointment in the grade of ensign or above may be retained on active duty and the existing temporary appointments of such personnel are hereby continued in effect until such appointments shall terlilate by their own terms or until such appointments are specifically ter- minated by the President or until the officers concerned shall be placed on inactive duty, whichever may be earliest, and all such temporary appointments other than those for a period of limited duration may be affirmed by the President and upon such affirmation shall thereafter be considered as having been effected pursuant to this section; upon the termination of the temporary appointment and retention on active duty of any such officer who is so serving, but whose temporary appointment is one to a grade to which he is appointed for a period of limited duration, he may be temporarily appointed to the grade in which he would have been serving on the date of approval of this Act had he not been serving at that time under such temporary appoint- ment in a grade to which appointed for a period of limited duration: Provided further, That personnel of any staff corps of the Navy or Naval Reserve who are serving on active duty on the date of the estab- lishment of the lineal list for such staff corps in grades above commis- sioned warrant officer, and who have never served in any such grade except under a temporary appointment in a grade to which appointed for a period of limited duration, may be retained on active duty and serve under such appointment until the termination thereof: Provided 839 Termination. Retired personnel on active duty. Fleet Reserve. Personnel in mrades above commissioned warrant officer.