50 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2011 Edition
Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
TITLE 50 - APPENDIX-WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ CIVIL RELIEF ACT OF 1918
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SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ CIVIL RELIEF ACT OF 1918

ACT MAR. 8, 1918, CH. 20, 40 STAT. 440

§§101 to 104. Omitted

Codification

Sections 101 to 104 were omitted as expired. See Termination note set out under sections 161 to 165 of this Appendix.

Section 101, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §100, 40 Stat. 440, related to declaration of purpose of this act.

Section 102, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §101, 40 Stat. 440, related to definitions.

Section 103, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §102, 40 Stat. 441, related to territorial application of this act, jurisdiction of courts, and form of procedure.

Section 104, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §103, 40 Stat. 441, related to protection of persons secondarily liable.

§§111 to 116. Omitted

Codification

Sections 111 to 116 were omitted as expired. See Termination note set out under sections 161 to 165 of this Appendix.

Section 111, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §200, 40 Stat. 441, related to default judgments, affidavits and bonds, and attorneys for persons in service. See Default Judgment note set out under sections 161 to 165 of this Appendix.

Section 112, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §201, 40 Stat. 442, related to stay of proceedings where military service affected conduct.

Section 113, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §202, 40 Stat. 442, related to relief against fines and penalties on contracts, etc., while in service.

Section 114, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §203, 40 Stat. 442, related to stay of execution of judgments, attachments, etc., against persons in service.

Section 115, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §204, 40 Stat. 442, related to duration and terms of stay and to codefendants not in service.

Section 116, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §205, 40 Stat. 443, related to exclusion of period of military service from time of statutes of limitation.

§§121 to 124. Omitted

Codification

Sections 121 to 124 were omitted as expired. See Termination note set out under sections 161 to 165 of this Appendix.

Section 121, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §300, 40 Stat. 443, related to rents, evictions, stay of proceedings, and allotment of pay to discharge.

Section 122, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §301, 40 Stat. 443, related to contracts for the purchase of real or personal property and to actions on such contracts.

Section 123, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §302, 40 Stat. 444, related to mortgages or trust deeds, actions thereon, stays, and sales under powers. See Limitation of Actions note set out under sections 161 to 165 of this Appendix.

Section 124, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §303, as added Sept. 16, 1940, ch. 720, §13(c), 54 Stat. 896, related to installments contracts and agreements to terminate, repossess, or retain property transferred.

§§131 to 146. Omitted

Codification

Sections 131 to 146 were omitted as expired. See Termination note set out under sections 161 to 165 of this Appendix.

Section 131, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §400, 40 Stat. 444, related to definitions concerning insurance.

Section 132, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §401, 40 Stat. 444, related to application for insurance benefits and forms.

Section 133, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §402, 40 Stat. 444, related to persons entitled to insurance benefits.

Section 134, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §403, 40 Stat. 445, related to lists of persons entitled to insurance benefits.

Section 135, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §404, 40 Stat. 445, related to applications on policies totaling more than $5,000.

Section 136, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §405, 40 Stat. 445, related to lapse of policies for nonpayment of premiums.

Section 137, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §406, 40 Stat. 445, related to reports to the Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

Section 138, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §407, 40 Stat. 446, related to verification of differences between premiums defaulted and paid.

Section 139, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §408, 40 Stat. 446, related to bonds of the United States for the difference between premiums defaulted and paid.

Section 140, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §409, 40 Stat. 446, related to holding of United States bonds as security for payment of premiums.

Section 141, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §410, 40 Stat. 446, related to deduction of unpaid premiums from proceeds of policies.

Section 142, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §411, 40 Stat. 446, related to payment of past due premiums on termination of service.

Section 143, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §412, 40 Stat. 446, related to accounts stated between insurers and the United States.

Section 144, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §413, 40 Stat. 447, related to payments of balances due insurers.

Section 145, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §414, 40 Stat. 447, related to policies to which these provisions did not apply.

Section 146, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §415, 40 Stat. 447, related to companies or associations to which these provisions applied.

§§151, 152. Omitted

Codification

Sections 151 and 152 were omitted as expired. See Termination note set out under sections 161 to 165 of this Appendix.

Section 151, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §500, 40 Stat. 447, related to application of this section to taxes or assessments and to sale of property for failure to pay taxes or assessments.

Section 152, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §501, 40 Stat. 448, related to rights to public lands as not forfeited.

§§161 to 165. Omitted

Codification

Sections 161 to 165 were omitted as expired. See Termination note set out below.

Section 161, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §600, 40 Stat. 448, related to transfers to take advantage of this act.

Section 162, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §601, 40 Stat. 448, related to certificates of military service, persons reported missing, and presumptions.

Section 163, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §602, 40 Stat. 449, related to revocation of interlocutory orders.

Section 164, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §603, 40 Stat. 449, provided that the act of Mar. 8, 1918, remain in force until the termination of the war and for six months thereafter and that the provisions of the Act remain in effect as long as necessary for the exercise or enjoyment of any proceeding, remedy, privilege, stay, limitation, accounting, or other transaction authorized by the Act.

Section 165, act Mar. 8, 1918, ch. 20, §604, 40 Stat. 449, provided that this Act be cited as the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act.

Termination After October 17, 1940

Sections 101 to 104, 111 to 116, 121 to 124, 131 to 146, 151, 152, and 161 to 165 of this Appendix were rendered inapplicable to military service performed after Oct. 17, 1940, under Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 and Army Reserve and Retired Personnel Law of 1940 by section 585 of this Appendix. Some of the sections had previously been made applicable to those 1940 acts by sections 313 and 404 of this Appendix. Present provisions on soldier's and sailor's civil relief are contained in section 501 et seq. of this Appendix.

Default Judgments

Act Sept. 3, 1919, ch. 55, 41 Stat. 282, provided that where default judgments were entered and no affidavits required by section 111 of this Appendix had been filed, the plaintiff, on notice, could file an affidavit stating that persons in default were not in military service at time of entry of default judgment and authorized court to enter an order making the judgment effective as of date of entry.

Limitation of Actions on Claims Under Section 123(3)

Act Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 284, 42 Stat. 1510, provided that claims under section 123(3) of this Appendix must have been asserted prior to Mar. 4, 1923 or within one year thereafter.