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ORDERS AND REGULATIONS

CORPS OF ENGINEERS

U. S. ARMY

1940

CHAPTER X

ADMINISTRATION OF THE

CIVIL SERVICE IN THE ENGINEER

DEPARTMENT AT LARGE

JUNE 1, 1940

This pamphlet supersedes Chapter X, Orders and Regulations,
December 31, 1937, and includes all revisions, amendments, and

changes to June 1, 1940

UNITED STATES

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1940

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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

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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.
(6) The Classification Act of 1923, and amendatory acts.
(c) Section 169, R. S., as amended by the act approved June 26, 1930.
(d) Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended.
(e) Dual employment and dual compensation statutes.

(f) Permanent legislation contained in the Economy Act of June 30, 1932, as amended:

(1) Section 204-compulsory retirement for age.
(2) Section 212-limitations on amount of retired pay.
(9) Leave Acts of March 14, 1936.
(h) Saturday half-holiday law of March 3, 1931.
(i) Eight Hour Laws.

(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

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(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).

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