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PUBLIC LAWS--C. 512-AUG. 7, 1947 Corps and two officers of the line, of the grade of rear admiral or above, to consider rear admirals of the Dental Corps and to recommend one such officer for retirement. Selection for term (e) Should it be found, as of the time of the convening of a board captains. for the consideration of captains of the line who are not restricted in the performance of duty for temporary promotion to the grade of rear admiral, that the number of vacancies existing plus the estimated num- ber of vacancies which will occur during the ensuing twelve-month period in the grade of rear admiral is less than will permit the selection for temporary promotion of a number of such captains equal to 10 per centum of the authorized number of rear admirals, not restricted in the performance of duty, the Secretary of the Navy shall convene a board of not less than five officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, serving in ranks above that of rear admiral, to consider and recommend for retirement a sufficient number of such rear admirals to permit the selection for temporary promotion of the said number of such captains. Cfrptinsdesignated (f) Should it be found, as of the time of the convening of a board cial duty. for the consideration of captains designated for engineering duty, aeronautical engineering duty, or special duty for temporary pro- motion to the grade of rear admiral, that the number of vacancies existing plus the estimated number of vacancies which will occur during the ensuing twelve-month period in the grade of rear admiral is less than will permit the selection for temporary promotion of a number of such captains equal to 15 per centum of the authorized number of rear admirals designated for engineering duty, aeronautical engineering duty, or special duty the Secretary of the Navy shall convene a board of not less than five officers, serving in ranks above that of rear admiral, to consider and recommend for retirement a sufficient number of such rear admirals to permit the selection for temporary promotion of the said number of such captains. porareytomotiono (g) Should it be found, as of the time of the convening of a board captains in Medical for the consideration of captains in the Medical Corps or in the Supply Corps for temporary promotion to the grade of rear admiral, that the number of vacancies existing plus the estimated number of vacancies which will occur during the ensuing twelve-month period in the grade of rear admiral is less than will permit the selection for temporary promotion of a number of captains in the corps concerned equal to 15 per centum of the authorized number of rear admirals in such corps, the Secretary of the Navy shall convene a board of not less than five officers, serving in the rank of rear admiral or above, to consider and recommend for retirement a sufficient number of such rear admirals to permit the selection for temporary promotion of the said number of such captains. Rear admirals in such captains. Civil Engineer Corps. (h) The Secretary of the Navy shall make a special review of vacancies in the grade of rear admiral in the Civil Engineer Corps in the second fiscal year following the fiscal year in which this Act becomes effective and in the second fiscal year of each two-year period thereafter, and, should it be found, in any such second year, as of the time of the convening of a board for the consideration of captains of the Civil Engineer Corps for temporary promotion to the grade of rear admiral, that no such captain was selected during the preceding fiscal year because of lack of existing and estimated vacancies, and that no vacancy exists and none is estimated to occur during the ensu- ing twelve-month period, the Secretary of the Navy shall convene a board composed of one officer of the Civil Engineer Corps and two officers of the line, of the rank of rear admiral or above, to consider rear admirals of the Civil Engineer Corps and to recommend one such officer for retirement. 862 [61 STAT.