PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 512 -AUG. 7 , 1947 Temporary a-h further, That no officer shall be temporarily appointed, pursuant to grade. this subsection, to a higher grade than the grade held by him on the date of approval of this Act, exclusive of a temporary appointment in a grade above rear admiral or in a grade to which appointed for a period of limited duration: Providedfurther, That officers of any staff corps who are eligible to be temporarily appointed to any grade pur- suant to this subsection may be so appointed notwithstanding receipt of a permanent appointment pursuant to subsection (j) of this sec- Limitation upon tion: And provided further,That nothing contained in this subsection shall be construed to authorize the limitation upon (1) the number of rear admirals, which may be temporarily appointed in any corps, (2) the number of captains which may be temporarily appointed in the Medical Service Corps, and (3) the number of commanders and lieutenant commanders which may be temporarily appointed in the Nurse Corps, to be exceeded. inAffimatiorfe xispt- (1) When, in effecting the temporary appointments contemplated pointment. by the preceding subsections of this section, it would otherwise be necessary to temporarily appoint an officer in a grade in which he is then serving by virtue of temporary appointment therein pursuant 55 Stat. 8. to authority contained in the Act approved July 24, 1941, as amended, 3s4 . 3 the President is authorized to affirm the existing temporary appoint- Ante, pp. 312 313. ment with such necessary readjustment of the date of rank and regis- tered number of officers concerned as shall maintain for him the precedence evidenced by his position on the appropriate lineal list established pursuant to the provisions of this section. Upon such affirmation such appointment shall thereafter be considered as having been effected pursuant to authority contained in this section. Completion of re- (m) Upon accomplishment of the provisions of subsections (a) through (k) of this section the redistribution of officers contemplated by said subsections shall be deemed completed and said subsections shall be deemed terminated. rAdditloal temPo (n) No additional temporary appointments in the naval service shall be effected pursuant to the authority of the Act of July 24, 1941 34 U. S . C . i 350- (55 Stat. 603), as amended, after the effective date of this Act, but Ante, pp . 3al Iala nothing herein contained shall be held to impair the authority to make temporary appointments under that Act during any future war or national emergency. Noneligibllity. (o) Officers of the line or of any staff corps who are on active duty on the date of the establishment of lineal lists pursuant to this section, but who are not placed on any such list, shall not be eligible for selec- suobsnt appointed tion for promotion pursuant to this title: Provided, That officers of llshment of lineal the line of the Regular Navy appointed thereto subsequent to the list, ete. date of establishment of the lineal list of line officers as prescribed in Ant, p. 833. subsection 304 (a) of this title shall be placed on such lineal list and officers of the line of the Naval Reserve assigned to active duty subse- quent to such date shall be placed on such lineal list according to their length of active duty in the grade in which so assigned to active duty: Providedfurther, That officers of the staff corps of the Regular Navy appointed thereto subsequent to the date of establishment of the lineal list of line officers as prescribed in subsection 304 (a) of this title shall be placed on the lineal list of the appropriate staff corps and officers of the staff corps of the Naval Reserve assigned to active duty subsequent to such date shall be placed on such appropriate lineal list according to their length of active duty in the grade to which so assigned to active duty. Tempory pramo-d O (p) All temporary promotions to grades above that of lieutenant lieutenant g. (jumor grade) in the ine or StaffCorps of the Navy, including the promotion of those officers who are or may be carried on the Navy list as additional numbers in grade, shall be only upon the recom- mendation of a board of naval officers as herein prescribed. 840 [61 STAT.