Authorization and Provision for the Maintenance and Operation of the Panama Canal by the Present Corporate Adjunct of the Panama Canal, as Renamed: Hearings...on H.R. 8677

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1950 - 174 pages
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Page 35 - If any of the persons appointed or employed as aforesaid shall be persons in the military or naval service of the United States, the amount of the official salary paid to any such person shall be deducted from the amount of salary or compensation provided by or which shall be fixed under the terms of this Act.
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Page 11 - Tolls shall be prescribed at rates calculated to produce revenues to cover as nearly as practicable all costs of maintaining and operating the Panama Canal, together with the facilities and appurtenances related thereto, including...
Page 8 - ... engaged at the time of the injuries shall be used as a basis for estimating the damages for the vessel's detention; and the books of the owners showing the vessel's earnings about the time of the accident or injuries shall be considered as evidence of probable earnings during the time of detention. If the books are unavailable, such other evidence shall be furnished as may be necessary.
Page 8 - ... 412. BASES OF TOLLS. — (a) Tolls on merchant vessels, army and navy transports, colliers, tankers, hospital ships, supply ships, and yachts shall be based on net vessel-tons of one hundred cubic feet each of actual earning capacity determined in accordance with the rules for the measurement of vessels for the Panama Canal, and tolls on other floating craft shall be based on displacement tonnage.
Page 94 - All other persons necessary for the completion, care, management, maintenance, sanitation, government, operation, and protection of the Panama Canal and Canal Zone shall be appointed by the President, or by his authority, removable at his pleasure...
Page 35 - Stat. 814) , as an agency and instrumentality of the United States, for the purpose of maintaining and operating the Panama Canal and of conducting business operations incident to such maintenance and operation and incident to the civil government of the Canal Zone.
Page 113 - Resolved, That copies of this resolution be transmitted to the President of the United States, the Vice President of the United States, the Secretary of State...
Page 113 - That we do respectfully, but at the same time earnestly and insistently, urge the President of the United States, the Congress of the United States, and the...
Page 94 - Canal for terms of four years and until their successors are appointed and qualified, and the compensation of such persons shall be fixed by the President, or by his authority, until such time as Congress may by law regulate the same.

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