United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/12th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 130
Proviso in the act of July 6, 1798, ch. 66, sec. 1, not to extend to any treaty which has expired, or is not in force.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That nothing in the proviso contained in the act, entitled “An act respecting alien enemies,” approved on the sixth day of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, shall be extended or construed to extend to any treaty, or to any article of any treaty, which shall have expired, or which shall not be in force, at the time when the proclamation of the President shall issue.
Approved, July 6, 1812.