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CODE

OF FEDERAL

REGULATIONS

1949 Edition

CONTAINING A CODIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS OF GENERAL

APPLICABILITY AND FUTURE EFFECT AS OF DECEMBER 31, 1948

With Ancillaries and Index

Published by the Division of the Federal Register, the National Archives
as a Special Edition of the Federal Register, Dated January 1, 1949

Pursuant to Section 11 of the Federal Register Act as Amended

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ALFRED C. PROULX, JR., A. B., LL. B., Head Attorney

WARREN R. REID, A. B., Associate Editor

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Preface

The Code of Federal Regulations, 1949 Edition, contains a codification of the
Federal administrative rules and regulations, general and permanent in nature, duly
promulgated on or before December 31, 1948, and effective as to facts arising on
and after January 1, 1949. This is the second edition of the Code of Federal
Regulations. The first edition, similar in scope and arrangement, was compiled
as of June 1, 1938. Reference to the first edition and the supplements thereto
should be made for Federal administrative rules affecting facts or circumstances
which arose prior to January 1, 1949.

Current regulatory material appearing in the daily issues of the Federal Register
is keyed to this second edition and serves as a daily supplement to the Code. Each
book of this second edition is provided with a pocket for the insertion of the annual
cumulative supplement thereto. Each book also contains a special subject index.
The General Index to the entire edition is published in a separate volume together
with the General Preface to the 1949 Edition and a reprint of the general preface
to the first edition of the Code of Federal Regulations.

This book contains the rules and regulations constituting Title 16 of the Code of
Federal Regulations, 1949 Edition. Each section of the Code is accompanied by
a citation of the source document and of the specific authority under which it was
prescribed. All citations of statutory authority and of statutes interpreted or
applied by the codified material are tabulated under Title 2 in this edition. This
tabulation is designed to lead users from the Federal statutes codified in the United
States Code to the related administrative legislation codified in this edition of the
Code of Federal Regulations. Title 3 of this edition consists of a tabulation of
Proclamations, Executive orders, and similar documents promulgated by the Presi-
dent, which are cited or otherwise included in the 1949 Edition. Title 3 therefore
serves as a guide leading from such Presidential documents to related or dependent
codified material.

The 1949 Edition is published as a special edition of the Federal Register,
dated January 1, 1949, pursuant to Part 2 of the regulations of the Administrative
Committee of the Federal Register, approved by the President October 11, 1948
(13 F. R. 5935; 1 CFR Part 2) under the authority contained in section 11 (d)
of the Federal Register Act as amended (50 Stat. 305; 44 U.S. C. 311 (d)). The
contents of the Federal Register and of this Code are by law prima facie evidence
of the text of the original documents and are required to be judicially noticed
(49 Stat. 502, 50 Stat. 304; 44 U.S. C. 307, 311 (c)).

This edition should be cited “CFR.” Thus the approved abbreviated citation
of $ 1.1 in Title 16 hereof would be “16 CFR 1.1."

B. R. KENNEDY,

D. C. EBERHART.
APRIL 25, 1949.

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