Report

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - Canal Zone
Report for 1914/15 is accompanied by a portfolio of maps and diagrams (plates no. 73 to 134).
 

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Page 611 - An Act to establish a United States Shipping Board for the purpose of encouraging, developing, and creating a naval auxiliary and naval reserve and a merchant marine to meet the requirements of the commerce of the United States with its Territories and possessions and with foreign countries ; to regulate carriers by water engaged in the foreign and interstate commerce of the United States ; and for other purposes.
Page 625 - Where the injury for which compensation is payable under this act was caused under circumstances creating a legal liability in some person other than the employer to pay damages in respect thereof, the...
Page 634 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, shall extend to persons given employment under the provisions of this Act.
Page 627 - Sec. 9. That any vessel purchased, chartered, or leased from the board, by persons who are citizens of the United States, may be registered or enrolled and licensed, or both registered and enrolled and licensed, as a vessel of the United States...
Page 620 - That unless otherwise specially authorized by law, no money appropriated by this or any other Act shall be available for payment to any person receiving more than one salary when the combined amount of said salaries exceeds the sum of $2,000 per annum...
Page 614 - ... as authorized in the Panama Canal Act; expenses incurred in assembling, assorting, storing, repairing, and selling material, machinery^ and equipment heretofore or hereafter purchased or acquired for the construction of the Panama Canal which are unserviceable or no longer needed, to be reimbursed from the proceeds of such sales ; expenses incident to conducting hearings and examining estimates for appropriations on the Isthmus...
Page 623 - ... per centum, true discount, compounded annually. The probability of the beneficiary's death before the expiration of the period during which he is entitled to compensation shall be determined according to the American Experience Table of Mortality. A conditional beneficiary is any person who may become entitled to compensation under this article on or after the death of the injured person. " Nothing in this section shall be construed to impose any administrative duties upon the War or Navy Departments.
Page 623 - ... for the unexpired part of the period during which their compensation is payable shall be that which such persons would have received if they had been the only persons entitled to compensation at the time of the decedent's death.
Page 622 - ... per centum for such widow or widower and, children. If a child has a guardian other than the surviving widow or widower, the compensation payable on account of such child shall be paid to such guardian.
Page 622 - ... he, if a parent or grand-parent, dies, marries or ceases to be dependent, or, if a brother, sister or grand-child, dies, marries or reaches the age of eighteen, or, if over eighteen and incapable of self-support, becomes capable of self-support.

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