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Subtitle B— Regulations Relating to Public Welfare—Continued

CHAPTER V-FOREIGN CLAIMS

SETTLEMENT COMMISSION OF THE UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

SUBCHAPTER A-RULES OF PRACTICE

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Privacy Act and Government in the Sunshine
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SUBCHAPTER B-RECEIPT, ADMINISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE I' OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED BY PUBLIC LAW 91-289, APPROVED JUNE 24, 1970

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SUBCHAPTER C-RECEIPT, ADMINISTRATION, AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL CLAIMS SETTLEMENT ACT OF 1949, AS AMENDED

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SUBCHAPTER D-RECEIPT. ADMINISTRATION. AND PAYMENT OF

CLAIMS FOR BALANCE OF 22.5 PERCENT ON AWARDS MADE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1946 IN EXCESS OF P 1,000 ($500.00) EACH

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SUBCHAPTER E-RECEIPT, ADMINISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER PUBLIC LAW 87-587 (CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES TO PROPERTY DUE TO THE RAISING OF THE WATER LEVEL OF LAKE ONTARIO CAUSED BY GUT DAM)

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SUBCHAPTER F-RECEIPT, ADMINISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE II OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED BY PUBLIC LAW 87-846 AND PROTESTS UNDER PUBLIC LAW 94-542

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Filing of claims and procedures therefor.......
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SUBCHAPTER A-RULES OF PRACTICE

PART 500-APPEARANCE AND PRACTICE BEFORE THE COMMISSION Sec. 500.1 Appearance and practice. 500.2 Notice of entry or withdrawal of

counsel in claims. 500.3 Fees. 500.4 Petitions for additional remuneration

pursuant to section 317(b) of Title III of

the Act. 500.5 Order allowing fees in excess of ten

percentum of amount paid on account of claims under Title III of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as

amended. 500.6 Suspension of attorneys. 500.7 Restrictions on former employees.

AUTHORITY: Sec. 2, 62 Stat. 1240, as amended, sec. 3, 64 Stat. 13, as amended; 50 U.S.C. App. 2001, 22 U.S.C. 1622, unless otherwise noted.

SOURCE: 28 FR 13495, Dec. 13, 1963, unless otherwise noted. 8 500.1 Appearance and practice.

(a) An individual may appear in his own behalf; a member of a partnership may represent the partnership; a bona fide officer of a corporation, trust or association may represent the corporation, trust or association; an officer or employee of the United States Department of Justice, when designated by the Attorney General of the United States, may represent the United States in a claim proceeding.

(b) A person may be represented by an attorney at law admitted to practice in any State or Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia. With respect to Philippine war damage claims under the provisions of Pub. L. 87-616 (76 Stat. 411), a person may also be represented by an attorney at law in good standing with the Philippine Bar Association or the Philippine Supreme Court. However, such attorney may be required to furnish a certificate to this effect.

(c) In cases falling within the purview of Subchapter B of this chapter, persons designated by veterans' service, and other organizations to appear before the Commission in a representative capacity on behalf of claimants shall be deemed duly authorized to practice before the Commission

when the designating organization shall have been issued a letter of accreditation by the Commission. Petitions for accreditation shall be in writing, executed by duly authorized officer or officers, addressed to the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States, Washington, D.C. Upon receipt of a petition setting forth pertinent facts as to the organization's history, purpose, number of posts or chapters and their locations, approximate number of paid-up membership, statements that the organization will not charge any fee for services rendered by its designees in behalf of claimants and that it will not refuse on the grounds of non-membership to represent any claimant who applies for such representation if he has an apparently valid claim, accompanied by a copy of the organization's constitution, or charter, by-laws, and its latest financial statement, the Commission in its discretion will consider and in appropriate cases issue or deny letters of accreditation.

(d) A person may not be represented before the Commission except as authorized in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of this section.

8 500.2 Notice of entry or withdrawal of

counsel in claims. (a) Counsel entering an appearance in a claim originally filed by claimant in his own behalf or requesting a substitution of attorneys, and counsel filing a claim on behalf of a claimant under Pub. L. 87-616, shall be required to file an authorization by claimant.

(b) When counsel seeks to withdraw from the prosecution of a claim, it must appear that he has duly notified his client (claimant).

(c) When a claimant advises the Commission that counsel no longer represents him, a copy of the Commission's acknowledgment shall be forwarded to such counsel.

8 500.3 Fees.

(a) No remuneration on account of services rendered or to be rendered to or on behalf of any claimant in connection with any claim falling within

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