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§ 113. —  "Little and Brown's" edition of laws and treaties; slip laws; Treaties and Other International Act  Series; admissibility in evidence.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 1USC113]

 
                       TITLE 1--GENERAL PROVISIONS
 
  CHAPTER 2--ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS; FORMALITIES OF ENACTMENT; REPEALS; 
                         SEALING OF INSTRUMENTS
 
Sec. 113. ``Little and Brown's'' edition of laws and treaties; 
        slip laws; Treaties and Other International Acts Series; 
        admissibility in evidence
        
    The edition of the laws and treaties of the United States, published 
by Little and Brown, and the publications in slip or pamphlet form of 
the laws of the United States issued under the authority of the 
Archivist of the United States, and the Treaties and Other International 
Acts Series issued under the authority of the Secretary of State shall 
be competent evidence of the several public and private Acts of 
Congress, and of the treaties, international agreements other than 
treaties, and proclamations by the President of such treaties and 
international agreements other than treaties, as the case may be, 
therein contained, in all the courts of law and equity and of maritime 
jurisdiction, and in all the tribunals and public offices of the United 
States, and of the several States, without any further proof or 
authentication thereof.

(July 30, 1947, ch. 388, 61 Stat. 636; Pub. L. 89-497, Sec. 1, July 8, 
1966, 80 Stat. 271; Pub. L. 98-497, title I, Sec. 107(d), Oct. 19, 1984, 
98 Stat. 2291.)


                               Amendments

    1984--Pub. L. 98-497 substituted ``Archivist of the United States'' 
for ``Administrator of General Services''.
    1966--Pub. L. 89-497 made slip laws and the Treaties and Other 
International Acts Series competent legal evidence of the several acts 
of Congress and the treaties and other international agreements 
contained therein.


                    Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

    Amendment by Pub. L. 98-497 effective Apr. 1, 1985, see section 301 
of Pub. L. 98-497, set out as a note under section 2102 of Title 44, 
Public Printing and Documents.



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