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65 STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 248—OCT. 31, 1951

"(4) Judgments in civil actions for patent infringement which are final except for accounting.". SEC. 50. (a) Section 1294 of Title 28, United States Code, is amended (1) by striking out the period at the end of clause (6) of such section and in lieu thereof inserting a semi-colon; and (2) by adding a new clause at the end of such section, to read as follows: " (7) From the District Court of Guam, to the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.". (b) Clause (2) of subsection (d) of section 1346 of Title 28, United States Code, is amended (1) by inserting, immediately after "action" in such clause, the words "or claim"; and (2) by inserting, immediately after "officers" in such clause, the words "or employees", so that such subsection will read as follows: " (d) The district courts shall not have jurisdiction under this section of: " (1) Any civil action or claim for a pension; "(2) Any civil action or claim to recover fees, salary, or compensation for official services of officers or employees of the United States.". (c) Section 1498 of Title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting, immediately after and underneath the first paragraph of such section, the following new paragraph: "For the purposes of this section, the use or manufacture of an invention described in and covered by a patent of the United States by a contractor, a subcontractor, or any person, firm, or corporation for the Government and with the authorization or consent of the Government, shall be construed as use or manufacture for the United States.". SEC. 51. (a) The second sentence in the first paragraph of section 1821 of Title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking out, in that part which precedes the first proviso in such sentence, the word "residence", and in lieu thereof inserting "residences", so that such part will read as follows: "Witnesses who are not salaried employees of the Government and who are not in custody and who attend at points so far removed from their respective residences as to prohibit return thereto from day to day shall be entitled to an additional allowance of $5 per day for expenses of subsistence including the time necessarily occupied in going to and returning from the place of attendance:". (b) Subsection (b) of section 1915 of Title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking out the words "furnishing a stenographic transcript and", so that such subsection will read as follows: "(b) I n any civil or criminal case the court may, upon the filing of a like affidavit, direct that the expense of printing the record on appeal, if such printing is required by the appellate court, be paid by the United States, and the same shall be paid when authorized by the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.". (c) Subsection (e) of section 1915 of Title 28, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(e) Judgment may be rendered for costs at the conclusion of the suit or action as in other cases, but the United States shall not be liable for any of the costs thus incurred. If the United States has paid the cost of a stenographic transcript or printed record for the prevailing party, the same shall be taxed in favor of the United States.". SEC. 52. The second paragraph of section 2253 of Title 28 United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "There shall be no right of appeal from such an order in a proceeding to test the validity of a warrant to remove, to another district or

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