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§ 37. —  Manufacture of products by patients at naval hospitals; ownership of products.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 24USC37]

 
                     TITLE 24--HOSPITALS AND ASYLUMS
 
 CHAPTER 1--NAVY HOSPITALS, ARMY AND NAVY HOSPITAL, AND HOSPITAL RELIEF 
                          FOR SEAMEN AND OTHERS
 
Sec. 37. Manufacture of products by patients at naval hospitals; 
        ownership of products
        
    The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to furnish materials for the 
manufacture or production by patients of products incident to the 
convalescence and rehabilitation of such patients in naval hospitals and 
other naval medical facilities, and ownership thereof shall be vested in 
the patients manufacturing or producing such products, except that the 
ownership of items manufactured or produced specifically for the use of 
a naval hospital or other naval medical facility shall be vested in the 
Government and such items shall be accounted for and disposed of 
accordingly.

(Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 756, Sec. 27, 60 Stat. 856.)

                   Delegation of Powers and Authority

    Section 39 of act Aug. 2, 1946, authorized Secretary of the Navy to 
delegate to such persons in Naval Establishment and to such extent as he 
may deem proper, with or without authority to make successive 
redelegations, authority conferred upon Secretary by this section, 
except authority to prescribe regulations. Such section 39 was repealed 
by act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, Sec. 53, 70A Stat. 641, less its 
applicability to this section and section 21a of this title.



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