Seamen's Bill of Rights: Hearings Before the Ship Construction and Operation and Maritime Labor Subcommittee of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 476, a Bill to Provide Aid for the Readjustment in Civilian Life of Those Persons who Rendered Wartime Service in the United States Merchant Marine, and to Provide Aid for Their Families
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - Merchant mariners - 427 pages
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Page 375 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, shall extend to persons given employment under the provisions of this Act.
Page 28 - Board, on the ground that the testimony or evidence required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture; but no individual shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter, or thing concerning which he is compelled, after having claimed his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or produce evidence, except that such individual so testifying shall not be exempt from prosecution and punishment for...
Page 27 - Territory or possession thereof, at any designated place of hearing. <2> In case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpena issued to any person, any district court of the United States or the United States courts of any Territory or possession, or the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia...
Page 20 - ... in) the catching, taking, harvesting, cultivating, or farming of any kind of fish, shellfish, crustacea, sponges, seaweeds, or other aquatic forms of animal and vegetable life (including...
Page 27 - Board for such purposes, may administer oaths and affirmations, examine witnesses, and receive evidence. Such attendance of witnesses and the production of such evidence may be required from any place in the United States or any Territory or possession thereof, at any designated place of hearing.
Page 27 - Board shall have jurisdiction to issue to such person an order requiring such person to appear before the Board, its member, agent, or agency, there to produce evidence if so ordered, or there to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by said court as a contempt thereof.
Page 24 - That nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent any department, agency, or officer of the United States from exercising any supervision or control which such department, agency, or officer is authorized, by existing provisions of law, to exercise over any Federal educational...
Page 356 - Act if supported by competent evidence shall not be subject to review by any other administrative or accounting officer, employee, or agent of the United States.
Page 27 - Witnesses subpenaed under this subsection shall be paid the same fees and mileage as are paid witnesses in the district courts of the United States; "d.