Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 74.djvu/593

This page needs to be proofread.
[74 Stat. 553]
[74 Stat. 553]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 86-674-JULY 14, 1960


Public Law 86-673 AN ACT ^^ ^ ^ To amend the Act of July 27, 1956, with respect to the detention of mail for temporary periods in the public interest, and for other purposes.

J"ly 1"*' 1960 [ a R. 7379]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Postal service. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of D e t e n t i o n of July 27, 1956 (70 Stat. 699; Public Law 821, Eighty-fourth Congress; man 39 U.S.C. 259b and 259c), is amended to read as follows: " (a) I n preparation for or during the pendency of proceedings under section 3929 of the Revised Statutes (17 Stat. 322; 39 U.S.C. 259), as amended and extended by the Act of March 2, 1895 (28 Stat. 964; 39 U.S.C. 259), section 4041 of the Revised Statutes (17 Stat. 323; 39 U.S.C. 732), as amended, and the Act of August 16, 1950 (64 Stat. 451; 39 U.S.C. 259a), the United States district court in the district in which the defendant receives his mail shall, upon application therefor by the Postmaster General and upon a showing of probable cause to believe the statute is being violated, enter a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction pursuant to rule 65 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure directing the deten28 USC app tion of the defendant's incoming mail by the postmaster pending the conclusion of the statutory proceedings and any appeal therefrom. Any such order, in the discretion of the district court, may provide that the detained mail be open to examination by the defendant and such mail delivered as is clearly not connected with the alleged unlawful activity. Any action taken by a court hereunder shall not be deemed to affect or determine any fact at issue in the statutory proceedings. " (b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to mail addressed to publishers of publications which have entry as second-class matter under the Act of March 3, 1879, as amended (20 Stat. 358; 39 U.S.C. 221, and the following), or to mail addressed to the agents of such publishers." Approved July 14, 1960.

Public Law 86-674 AN ACT To amend the Act of March 3, 1901, with respect to the time within which a caveat to a will must be filed in the District of Columbia.

July 14, 1960 [ a R. 11931]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 137 D. C, filing of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District wills. 63 Stat. 269. of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, as amended (D.C. Code, sec. 19-309), is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 137. CAVEAT.—After a will has been admitted to probate, any person in interest shall have six months from the date of the order of probate in which to file a caveat to said will, praying that the probate thereof be revoked." SEC. 2. The amendment made by th« first section of this Act shall apply only to wills admitted to probate after the date of enactment of this Act. Approved July 14, 1960.