Digest of Opinions of the Judge Advocate General of the Army

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Page 220 - That this provision shall not be construed to prohibit the interchange of passes for the officers, agents, and employees of common carriers, and their families: nor to prohibit any common carrier from carrying passengers free with the object of providing relief in cases of general epidemic, pestilence, or other calamitous visitation...
Page 568 - Guard shall be entitled to leave of absence from their respective duties, without logs of pay, time, or efficiency rating on all days during which they shall be engaged in field or coast-defense training ordered or authorized under the provisions of this act.
Page 398 - States, outside established harbor lines, or where no harbor lines have been established,' except on plans recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or in any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of, any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, lake harbor of refuge, or inclosure within the limits of any breakwater, or of the channel of any navigable water of the United States, unless...
Page 549 - All able-bodied male inhabitants of the State between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, who are citizens of the United States, or have declared their intention to become citizens thereof...
Page 379 - Nor shall any department or any officer of the Government accept voluntary service for the Government or employ personal service in excess of that authorized by law, except in cases of sudden emergency involving the loss of human life or the destruction of property.
Page 665 - Who steals, embezzles, knowingly and willfully misappropriates, applies to his own use or benefit, or wrongfully or knowingly sells or disposes of any ordnance, arms, equipments, ammunition, clothing, subsistence stores, money, or other property of the United States furnished or intended for the military service...
Page 239 - Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 403 - It shall be the duty of the secretary of war, of the secretary of the navy, and of the secretary of the interior to cause and require every contract made by them severally on behalf of the government, or by their officers under them appointed to make such contracts, to be reduced to writing, and signed by the contracting parties with their names at the end thereof...
Page 188 - That it shall be lawful to transmit through the mail, free of postage, any letters, packages, or other matters relating exclusively to the business of the Government of the United States: Provided, That every such letter or package to entitle it to pass free shall bear over the words
Page 342 - ... trial, in possession of vouchers not before in his power to procure, and that he was prevented from exhibiting a claim for such credit...

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