Digests of legal opinions relating to the United States Veterans' bureau including the opinions of the attorney general of the United States, the comptroller general of the United States and the general counsel of the United States Veterans' bureau ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1925 - Veterans

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Page 139 - In either of which cases the subsequent marriage is valid until its nullity is adjudged by a competent tribunal.
Page 101 - ... as would, under the laws of the State of residence of the insured, be entitled to his personal property in case of intestacy...
Page 66 - ... her under this Act shall be held in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of such person. All funds so held shall be disbursed under the order of the director and subject to his discretion, either to the chief executive officer of the asylum or hospital in which such person is an inmate, to be used by such officer for the maintenance and comfort of such inmate, subject to the duty to account to the Bureau of War Risk Insurance and to repay any surplus at any time remaining in his hands...
Page 63 - That the discharge or dismissal of any person from the military or naval forces on the ground that he is an enemy alien, conscientious objector, or a deserter, or as guilty of mutiny, treason, spying, or any offense involving moral turpitude, or willful and persistent misconduct...
Page 139 - A subsequent marriage contracted by any person during the life of a former husband or wife of such person, with any person other than such former husband or wife is illegal and void from the beginning, unless: 1.
Page 159 - A government may be a loser by the negligence of its officers, but it never becomes bound to others for the consequences of such neglect, unless it be by express agreement to that effect.
Page 137 - If any person whose husband or wife shall have absented himself or herself for the space of five successive years, without being known to such person to be living during that time, shall marry during the lifetime of such absent husband or wife, the marriage shall be void only from the time that its nullity shall be pronounced by a court of competent authority.

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