A Digest of Opinions of the Judge Advocate General: Certain Decisions of the Comptroller of the Treasury, the Courts, and Certain Opinions of the Attorney General, from July 1, 1912, to April 1, 1917

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - Courts - 767 pages
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Page 43 - I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
Page 417 - Except as otherwise provided by law, sums appropriated for the various branches of expenditure in the public service shall be applied solely to the objects for which they are respectively made, and for no others (RS 3678;31 DSC 628).
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 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 398 - 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 the work has been recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War prior to beginning the same.
Page 109 - That hereafter any person or persons entering into a formal contract with the United States for the construction of any public building, or the prosecution and completion of any public work, or for repairs upon any public building or public work, shall be required before commencing such work to execute the usual penal bond, with good and sufficient sureties, with the additional...
Page 681 - 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 495 - No person under the age of twenty-one years shall be enlisted or mustered into the military service of the United States without the written consent of his parents or guardians : Provided, That such minor has such parents or guardians entitled to his custody and control.
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 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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