63 STAT. 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 227-229-JUNE 20, 1949 maintenance of buildings, utilities, facilities, and appurtenances; and (2) supplies, equipment, and personnel and contractual services otherwise authorized by law and regulations, when approved by the Director. (b) The sums made available to the Agency may be expended with- out regard to the provisions of law and regulations relating to the expenditure of Government funds; and for objects of a confidential, extraordinary, or emergency nature, such expenditures to be accounted for solely on the certificate of the Director and every such certificate shall be deemed a sufficient voucher for the amount therein certified. SEPARABILITY OF PROVISIONS SEC. 11. If any provision of this Act, or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of this Act or the application of such provision to persons or circum- stances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby. SHORT TI'TLE SEC. 12 . This Act may be cited as the "Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949". Approved June 20, 1949. [CHAPTER 228] AN ACT To amend section 16-415 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, to provide for the enforcement of court orders for the payment of temporary and permanent maintenance in the same manner as directed to enforce orders for permanent alimony. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1346, ch. 854 sec. 980), otherwise known as section 16-415 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, 1940 edition, is amended to read as follows: "Whenever any husband shall fail or refuse to maintain his wife and minor children, if any, although able so to do, the court, on application of the wife, pendente lite and permanently, may decree that he shall pay her, periodically, such sums as would be allowed to her as pendente lite or permanent alimony in case of divorce for the maintenance of herself and the minor children, if any, committed to her care by the court, and the payment thereof may be enforced in the same manner as directed in regard to the payment of permanent alimony." Approved June 20, 1949. [CHAPTER 229] AN ACT To amend section 16-418 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, to provide that an attorney be appointed by the court to defend all uncontested annulment cases. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1347, ch. 854, sec. 982), otherwise known as section 16-418 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, 1940 edition, is amended to read as follows: "In all uncontested divorce or annulment cases, and in any other divorce or annulment case where the court may deem it necessary 213 June 20, 1949 [S. 1125] [Public Law 111i D. C. Code, amend- ment. Maintenance of wife and minor children. June 20, 1949 [S. 1133] [Public Law 112] D. C . Code, amend- ment. Attorney in uncon- tested divorce or an- nulment cases.