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ORDERS AND REGULATIONS
CORPS OF ENGINEERS
U. S. ARMY
ADMINISTRATION OF THE
CIVIL SERVICE IN THE ENGINEER
DEPARTMENT AT LARGE
JUNE 1, 1940
This pamphlet supersedes Chapter X, Orders and Regulations,
changes to June 1, 1940
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON : 1940
TABLE OF CONTENTS
R. S. 161 (U. S. C. A. 5, Sec. 22) is as follows:
The head of each department is authorized to prescribe regulations, 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.
The following regulations governing the supervision of personnel have been approved by the Secretary of War under the authority contained in the abovequoted provision of law. Those provisions of these regulations pertaining to the administration of the civil service law and rules have been approved by the Civil Service Commission.
1001. BASIC STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
1001.1. Basic statutes. The principal statutes affecting personnel administration in the Engineer Department and on which the regulations contained in this chapter are based, are as follows:
(a) The Civil Service Act of 1883.
(f) Permanent legislation contained in the Economy Act of June 30, 1932, as amended:
(1) Section 204-compulsory retirement for age.
(j) Public Resolution No. 127, Seventy-fifth Congress, approved June 29, 1938, prescribing pay for holidays.
(K) Federal Compensation Act of September 7, 1916. (See regulations of the United States Employees' Compensation Commission.)
(1) Veteran preference laws. (See C. S. Form 1481.)
(m) Subsistence Expense Act of 1926, as amended. (See Standardized GovČernment Travel Regulations.)
(n) Act of March 5, 1928 (45 Stat. 193) governing the furnishing of allow
(0) Section 5 of the River and Harbor Act of January 21, 1927. (p) Section 6 of the River and Harbor Act of July 3, 1930. (9) Section 5 of the River and Harbor Act of June 20, 1938. '(r) Act of March 3, 1919, governing hospitalization of seamen (40 Stat. 1302).