Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924
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 Before Oct. 1989, digests of unpublished decisions were issued with various titles.

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Page 844 - provides as follows: The head of each Department is authorized to prescribe regulation-s, not inconsistent with law, for the government of his Department, the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use, and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it. Under this
Page 500 - exceeding in the aggregate the sum appropriated therefor, for detecting and bringing to trial and punishment persons guilty of violating the internal-revenue laws, or conniving at violations of the same, in cases where such expenses are not otherwise provided for by law. I do hereby, with the approval of the Secretary of
Page 899 - 1. For a public offense committed or attempted in his presence. 2. When the person arrested has committed a felony, although not in his presence. 3. When a felony has in fact been committed and he has reasonable cause for believing the person arrested to have committed It. 4. Upon a charge, made upon reasonable cause, of the commission of a felony
Page 887 - public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service. When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency, the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract, at the places and in the manner in which such articles arc usually bought and sold, or such services engaged, between individuals.
Page 708 - and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and .maintenance of efficient school-systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the
Page 776 - that: No advance of public money shall be made in any case whatever. And in all cases of contracts for the performance of any service, or the delivery of articles of any description, for the use of the United States, payment shall not exceed the value of the service rendered, or of the articles delivered previously to such payment.
Page 751 - In lieu of the transportation in kind authorized by section 12 of an Act entitled "An Act to increase the efficiency of the commissioned and enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service,
Page 524 - leave of absence from their respective duties, without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating, on all days during which they shall be ordered to duty with troops or at field exercises, or for instruction, for periods not to exceed fifteen days in any one calendar year. The
Page 335 - discharged soldier or sailor whose record in said department is rated good shall be discharged or dropped, or reduced in rank or salary. Any person knowingly violating the provisions of this section shall be summarily removed from office, and may also upon conviction thereof be punished by a
Page 176 - 611: SEC. 300. Provided, That for the purposes of this section said officer, enlisted man, or other member shall be held and taken to have been in sound condition when examined, accepted, and enrolled for service. Act of August 9, 1921, 42

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