[USC02] 48 USC 731b: Organization of a government pursuant to a constitution
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48 USC 731b: Organization of a government pursuant to a constitution Text contains those laws in effect on February 24, 2020
From Title 48-TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONSCHAPTER 4-PUERTO RICOSUBCHAPTER I-GENERAL PROVISIONS

§731b. Organization of a government pursuant to a constitution

Fully recognizing the principle of government by consent, sections 731b to 731e of this title are now adopted in the nature of a compact so that the people of Puerto Rico may organize a government pursuant to a constitution of their own adoption.

(July 3, 1950, ch. 446, §1, 64 Stat. 319 .)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.

Repeals

Act July 3, 1950, ch. 446, §6, 64 Stat. 320 , provided that: "All laws or parts of laws inconsistent with this Act [enacting sections 731b to 731e of this title] are hereby repealed."