An Act to promote the efficiency of the United States Navy.
Sixty-Fifth Congress of the United States
Chap. 92 —An Act to promote the efficiency of the United States Navy.
Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in construing the provisions of sections twelve and thirteen of the selective-draft Act approved May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, the word "Army" shall extend to and include "Navy"; the wod "military" shall include "naval"; "Article of War" shall include "Articles for the Government of the Navy"; the words "camp, station, cantonment, camp, fort, post, officers' or enlisted men's club," in section twelve, and "camp station, fort, post, cantonment, training, or mobilization place," in section thirteen, shall include such places under naval jurisdiction as the President may prescribe, and the powers therein conferred upon the Secretary of War with regard to the military service are hereby conferred upon the Secretary of the Navy with regard to the naval service.
Approved, October 6, 1917.