References in Text
For proclamation of April 6, 1917,
[40 Stat. 1654], and proclamation of July 13, 1917, [40 Stat. 1684], referred to in subsec. (a), see World War I Presidential Proclamations notes below.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, meaning
[act Oct. 6, 1917, ch. 106], [40 Stat. 411], known as the Trading with the enemy Act, also known as the Trading with the Enemy Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 4301 of this title and Tables.
Section was formerly classified to section 4 of the former Appendix to this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.
Transfer of Functions
Functions vested by law in Alien Property Custodian and Office of Alien Property Custodian transferred to Attorney General by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1947, § 101, eff. July 1, 1947, 12 F.R. 4534,
[61 Stat. 951], set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
World War I Presidential Proclamations
Proc. Apr. 16, 1917,
[40 Stat. 1654], declared and proclaimed that branch establishments of German insurance companies doing business in the United States would be authorized to continue to do so, subject to the rules and regulations of the State in which such establishment’s principal office is located, but prohibited transmission of any funds outside of the United States or the use of any funds for the establishment of any credit within or outside of the United States to or for the benefit or use of the enemy or any of its allies without the permission of the Federal Government.
Proc. July 13, 1917,
[40 Stat. 1684], declared and proclaimed that branch establishments of German insurance companies doing business in the United States would be prohibited from transacting the business of marine and war risk insurance either as direct insurers or re-insurers and directed that such prohibition would extend and operate to suspend all existing contracts for the period of the war.