Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 10
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1931
Contains a selection of major decisions of the GAO. A digest of all decisions has been issued since Oct. 1989 as: United States. General Accounting Office. Digests of decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States. Before Oct. 1989, digests of unpublished decisions were issued with various titles.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
46 Stat act of July action actual additional adjusted administrative advised allowances amended amount annum appears application appointment appropriation approved Army August authorized basis Brookhart Salary Act buildings Bureau charge claim Comp compensation completed Comptroller General McCarl connection consideration considered contract contractor Corps cost December decision deducted Department designated determined directed District of Columbia duty effective employees entitled established expenses fact February fixed follows funds furnished given Government grade held hospital increase involved July June June 30 leave letter March matter ment month Naval Navy necessary otherwise paid Panama payment performance period positions prescribed present proper proposed Public question range reason received reference regulations requested Reserve respect retirement rule salary rate Secretary September specifications station statute steps submitted thereof tion transfer transportation Treasury United Veterans voucher Welch Act
Page 307 - Contractor charged with liquidated or actual damages, as provided in paragraph (b) hereof because of any delays in the completion of the work due to unforeseeable causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor, including, but not restricted to, acts of God, or of the public enemy, acts of the Government, in either its sovereign or contractual capacity, acts of another contractor in the performance of a contract with the Government, fires, floods, epidemics, quarantine...
Page 103 - Department would jeopardize the health of fellow-clerks, and in exceptional and meritorious cases, where a clerk or employee is personally ill, and where to limit the annual leave to thirty days in any one calendar year would work peculiar hardship, it may be extended, in the discretion of the head of the Department, with pay, not exceeding thirty days in any one case or in any one calendar year.
Page 427 - Every executor, administrator, or assignee, or other person, who pays, in whole or in part, any debt due by the person or estate for whom or for which he acts before he satisfies and pays the debts due to the United States from such person or estate, shall become answerable in his own person and estate to the extent of such payments for the debts so due to the United States, or for so much thereof as may remain due and unpaid.
Page 387 - An Act to readjust the pay and allowances of the commissioned and enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service", approved June 10, 1922 (42 Stat.
Page 448 - America shall exercise due diligence to make the said vessel in all respects seaworthy nnd properly manned, equipped and supplied, neither the vessel, her owner or owners, agent, or charterers shall become or be held responsible for damage or loss resulting from faults or errors in navigation or in the management of said vessel...
Page 398 - No contract shall be entered into for the erection, repair, or furnishing of any public building, or for any public improvement which shall bind the Government to pay a larger sum of money than the amount in the Treasury appropriated for the specific purpose (ft.
Page 523 - June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twelve, postmasters, assistant postmasters, collectors of customs, collectors of internal revenue, chief clerks of the various executive departments and bureaus, or clerks designated by them for the purpose, the superintendent, the acting superintendent, custodian, and principal clerks of the various national parks and other Government reservations, superintendent, acting superintendents, and principal clerks of the different Indian...
Page 398 - No contract or purchase on behalf of the United States shall be made unless the same is authorized by law, or is under an appropriation adequate to its fulfillment. except in the War and Navy Departments, for clothing, subsistence, forage, fuel, quarters or transportation, which, however, shall not exceed the necessities of the current year.
Page 254 - Provided, That the right of the contractor to proceed shall not be terminated or the contractor charged with liquidated damages because of any delays in the completion of the work due to unforseeable causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the contractor...