Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 45

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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 Before Oct. 1989, digests of unpublished decisions were issued with various titles.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 650 - Inquiry: (2) To summon the person liable for tax or required to perform the act, or any officer or employee of such person, or any person having possession, custody, or care of books of account containing entries relating to the business of the person liable for tax...
Page 253 - That from the proceeds of sales of old material, condemned stores, supplies, or other public property of any kind, before being deposited into the Treasury, either as miscellaneous receipts on account of " proceeds of Government property...
Page 228 - In the Interest of maintaining or mobilizing the Nation's full productive capacity, (2) to be In the Interest of war or national defense programs, (3) to be In the Interest of assuring that a fair proportion of the total purchases and contracts for property and services for the Government are placed with small business concerns...
Page 800 - The decision of the Secretary or his duly authorized representative for the determination of such appeals shall be final and conclusive unless determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to have been fraudulent, or capricious, or arbitrary, or so grossly erroneous as necessarily to imply bad faith, or not supported by substantial evidence.
Page 821 - ... (ii) if the Contractor fails to perform any of the other provisions of this contract, or so fails to make progress as to endanger performance of this contract in accordance with its terms, and in either of these two circumstances does not cure such failure within a period of 10 days (or such longer period as the Contracting Officer may authorize in writing) after receipt of notice from the Contracting Officer specifying such failure.
Page 336 - ... it is determined by the Government that the late receipt was due solely to mishandling by the Government after receipt at the Government installation...
Page 560 - Section 511 ( d ) is amended to read as follows : "(d) Under regulations to ,be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, or the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy...
Page 385 - No common carrier by motor vehicle shall charge or demand or collect or receive a greater or less or different compensation for transportation or for any service in connection therewith between the points enumerated in such tariff than the rates, fares, and charges specified In the tariffs in effect at the time...
Page 369 - In addition to any powers, functions, privileges, and immunities otherwise vested in him, take any and all actions. including the procurement of the services of attorneys by contract, determined by him to be necessary or desirable in making, servicing, compromising, modifying, liquidating, or otherwise dealing with or realizing on loans made under the provisions of this Act; but no attorneys...
Page 821 - In the event the Government terminates this contract in whole or in part as provided in paragraph (a) of this clause, the Government may procure, upon such terms and in such manner as the Contracting Officer may deem appropriate...

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