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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 139-MAY 24, 1949 SEC. 76. The third sentence of the second paragraph of section 832 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking out the word "Administration", and inserting in lieu thereof the word "Adminis- trative". SEC. 77. The analysis of Chapter 55 of title 28, United States Code, immediately preceding section 871 of such title, is amended by strik- ing out the item "872. Marshal.", and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "872. Marshal; appointment." . SEC. 78. The catchline to section 872 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking out the words "and tenure". SEC. 78a. The analysis of chapter 57 of title 28, United States Code, immediately preceding section 951 of such title is amended by striking out the item "955. Practice of law by clerks restricted" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "955. Practice of law restricted". SEC. 79. Subdivision (1) of section 1333 of title 28, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: " (1) Any civil case of admiralty or maritime jurisdiction, saving to suitors in all cases all other remedies to which they are otherwise entitled." . SEC. 80. (a) Subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 1346 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking out the semicolon immediately following the words "internal-revenue laws", and by inserting in lieu thereof a comma and immediately following such comma the words and characters as follows: "(i) if the claim does not exceed $10,000 or (ii)". (b) Subsection (b) of such section 1346 is amended by striking out the reference "chapter 173", and inserting in lieu thereof "chapter 171". (c) Section 1351 of title 28, United States Code, exclusive of the catch line, is amended to read as follows: "The district courts shall have original jurisdiction, exclusive of the courts of the States, of all actions and proceedings against consuls or vice consuls of foreign states." SEC. 81. Subsection (a) of section 1406 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking out the word "shall" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "shall dismiss, or if it be in the interest of justice,". SEC. 82. Section 1444 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting the word "court" immediately after the word "State" and preceding the word "may", and by striking out the word "divisions", and inserting in lieu thereof the word "division". SEC. 83 . (a) Subsection (b) of section 1446 of title 28, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(b) The petition for removal of a civil action or proceeding shall be filed within twenty days after the receipt by the defendant, through service or otherwise, of a copy of the initial pleading setting forth the claim for relief upon which such action or proceeding is based, or within twenty days after the service of summons upon the defendant if such initial pleading has then been filed in court and is not required to be served on the defendant, whichever period is shorter. "If the case stated by the initial pleading is not removable, a petition for removal may be filed within twenty days after receipt by the defendant, through service or otherwise, of a copy of an amended pleading, motion, order or other paper from which it may first be ascertained that the case is one which is or has become removable." . (b) Subsection (e) of such section 1446 is amended to read as follows: "(e) Promptly after the filing of such petition and bond the defend- ant or defendants shall give written notice thereof to all adverse 101 62 Stat. 924. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 832. 62 Stat. 925. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, prec. §871. 62 Stat. 925. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 872. 62 Stat. 925. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, prec. § 951. 62 Stat. 931. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, 1333 (1). 62 Stat. 933. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, §1346 (a) (1). 62 Stat. 933 . 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, §1346 (b). Ante, p. 62 . 62 Stat. 934 . 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, §1351. 62 Stat. 937. 28 U. 8S.C., Supp. II, 1406 (a). 62 Stat. 938 . 28 U1.S. C., Supp. II, § 1444. 62 Stat. 939 . 28 U. 8S.0., Supp. II, I 1446 (b). Time for filing peti- tion. 62 Stat. 939. 28 U. S. C., Supp. U, §1446 (e).