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TITLE 1—GENERAL PROVISIONS
This title was enacted by act July 30, 1947, ch. 388, §1, 61 Stat. 633

Chap. Sec.
1. Rules of construction 1
2. Acts and resolutions; formalities of enactment; repeals; sealing of instruments 101
3. Code of Laws of United States and Supplements; District of Columbia Code and Supplements 201

POSITIVE LAW; CITATION

This title has been made positive law by section 1 of act July 30, 1947, ch. 388, 61 Stat. 633, which provided in part that: "Title 1 of the United States Code entitled 'General Provisions', is codified and enacted into positive law and may be cited as '1 U. S. C., §——.'"

REPEALS

Section 2 of act July 30, 1947, provided that the sections or parts thereof of the Statutes at Large or the Revised Statutes covering provisions codified in this Act are repealed insofar as the provisions appeared in former Title 1, and provided that any rights or liabilities now existing under the repealed sections or parts thereof shall not be affected by the repeal.

WRITS OF ERROR

Section 23 of act June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 990, provided that: "All Acts of Congress referring to writs of error shall be construed as amended to the extent necessary to substitute appeal for writ of error."

TABLE SHOWING DISPOSITION OF ALL SECTIONS OF FORMER TITLE 1

Title I Former
Sections
Revised Statutes
   Statutes At Large
Title I New
Sections
1 R.S., §1 1
2 R.S., §2 2
3 R.S., §3 3
4 R.S., §4 4
5 R.S., §5 5
6 June 11, 1940, ch. 325, §1, 54 Stat. 305 6
21 R.S., §7 101
22 R.S., §8 102
23 R.S., §9 103
24 R.S., §10 104
25 R.S., §11 105
26 Nov. 1, 1893, 28 Stat. App. 5
Mar. 2, 1895, ch. 177, §1, 28 Stat. 769
106
27 Mar. 6, 1920, ch. 94, §1, 41 Stat. 520 107
28 R.S., §12 108
29 R.S., §13
Mar. 22, 1944, ch. 123, 58 Stat. 118.
109
29a R.S., §5599 110
29b Mar. 3, 1933, ch. 202, §3, 47 Stat. 1431 111
30 Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, §73, 28 Stat. 615
June 20, 1936, ch. 630, §9, 49 Stat. 1551.
112


June 16, 1938, ch. 477, §1, 52 Stat. 760.
30a R.S., §908 113
31 R.S., §6 114
51a Mar. 2, 1929, ch. 586, §1, 45 Stat. 1540 201
52 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §2, 45 Stat. 1007
Mar. 2, 1929, ch. 586, §2, 45 Stat. 1541.
202
53 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §3, 45 Stat. 1007 203
54 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §4, 45 Stat. 1007
Mar. 2, 1929, ch. 586, §3, 45 Stat. 1541.
204
54a Mar. 2, 1929, ch. 586, §4, 45 Stat. 1542
Mar. 4, 1933, ch. 282, §1, 47 Stat. 1603.
June 13, 1934, ch. 483, §§1, 2, 48 Stat. 948.
205
54b Mar. 2, 1929, ch. 586, §5, 45 Stat. 1542
Mar. 4, 1933, ch. 282, §1, 47 Stat. 1603.
June 13, 1934, ch. 483, §§1, 2, 48 Stat. 948.
206
54c Mar. 2, 1929, ch. 586, §6, 45 Stat. 1542 207
54d Mar. 2, 1929, ch. 586, §7, 45 Stat. 1542 208
55 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §5, 45 Stat. 1007 209
56 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §6, 45 Stat. 1007 210
57 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §7, 45 Stat. 1008 211
58 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §8, 45 Stat. 1008 212
59 May 29, 1928, ch. 910, §10, 45 Stat. 1008 213
60

Mar. 3, 1933, ch. 202, §2, 47 Stat. 1431

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