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fact that no claim for deferred classification by or in respect of the registrant has been made.

Section 81. General classification rules applicable to industries, occupations, or employments, including agriculture.

RULE XV. The words “persons engaged in industries, occupations, or employments, including agriculture," as used in the Selective Service Law, shall not be construed to mean that a person so engaged is entitled to deferred classification merely by reason of the fact that the industry, occupation, or employment, taken as a whole, or agriculture taken in its entirety, is necessary to the maintenance of the Military Establishment, or the effective operation of the military forces, or the maintenance of national interest during the emergency. In order to support such deferred classification, the evidence must establish that the registrant is engaged in a particular industrial or agricultural enterprise, or occupation, or employment, and that the particular industrial or agricultural enterprise, or occupation, or employment, is “necessary” in the sense recited in Rule XVII.

RULE XVI. In acting on any claim for deferred classification based on engagement in a particular industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise, the Board shall first proceed to determine whether such industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise, is “necessary" in the sense recited in Rule XVII. If the Board does not find that such industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise, is “necessary” in such sense, the claim is concluded, and the registrant shall be classified in Class I.

If the Board determines that the industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise, is “necessary, it will then proceed to determine whether the registrant is “necessary” thereto in the sense recited in Rule XVIII, and in the capacity recited in any of the various rules in the classification schedule. If the Board does not find that the registrant is “necessary” in such sense and in any such capacity, the claim is concluded, and the registrant shall be classified in Class I.

RULE XVII. The word “necessary” as applied to any industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise, within the meaning of these Regulations, shall be taken to import that the discontinuance, the serious interruption, or the materially reduced production thereof, will result in substantial material loss and detriment to the adequate and effective maintenance of the Military Establishment, or the effective operation of the military forces, or the maintenance of national interest during the emergency.

A particular industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise shall be found to be “necessary” only when it is shown that it is contributing substantially and materially to the maintenance of the Military Establishment, or the effective operation of the military forces,

or the maintenance of national interest during the emergency; and in the case of a particular agricultural enterprise, that it is producing an appreciable amount of agricultural produce over and above what is necessary for the maintenance of those living on the place.

RULE XVIII. The word "necessary” as applied to the relation of a registrant to an industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise within the meaning of any particular rule governing deferred classification in these Regulations shall be taken to import:

(1) That the registrant is actually and completely engaged in the industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise, in the capacity recited in any such rule, and that he is competent and qualified in that capacity.

(2) That the removal of the registrant would result in direct, substantial, material loss and detriment to the effectiveness of the industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise.

(3) That the available supply of persons competent in the capacity recited in the rule is such that the registrant can not be replaced in such capacity without direct, substantial, material loss and detriment to the adequate and effective operation of the industry, or occupation, or employment, or agricultural enterprise.

Note 1.-In applying Rule XVIII, the Board should consider generally

(1) The length of time the registrant has been engaged in such capacity, and especially whether the circumstances of his engagement are such as to convince the Board that he is not now so engaged for the primary purpose of evading military service.

(2) The nature of the claimant's study, training, or experience and the extent and value of his qualification for the capacity in which he is engaged.

(3) The actual conditions which would result from his removal.

Scetion 82. Class I (continued)--Agriculture.

RULE XIX. In Class I belongs:

(e) Any registrant not found to be engaged in a “necessary” agricultural enterprise, or, if found to be engaged in such an enterprise, not found to be “necessary” to the effective operation of the enterprise in any capacity recited in Rules XX, XXI, or XXII.

Section 83. Class II (continued) -- Agriculture.

RULE XX. In Class II shall be placed:

(c) Any registrant found to be engaged in a “necessary” agricultural enterprise, and found to be “necessary” to such enterprise in the capacity of a farm laborer especially fitted for the work in which he is engaged.

Note 1.-See Form 1001 E, Section 268A (p. 208.)

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Section 84. Class III (continued)—Agriculture.

RULE XXI. In Class III shall be placed:

(j). Any registrant found to be engaged in a “necessary" agricultural enterprise, and found to be “necessary" to such enterprise in the capacity of an assistant, associate, or hired manager of such particular enterprise or of a substantial and integral part thereof. Section 85. Class IV (continued)—Agriculture.

RULE XXII. In Class IV shall be placed:

(c) Any registrant found to be engaged in a “necessary" agricultural enterprise and found to be necessary” to such enterprise in the capacity of sole managing, controlling, and directing head of the enterprise. Section 86. Class I (continued)—Industry, occupation, or em

ployment. RULE XXIII. In Class I belongs:

(f) Any registrant not found to be engaged in a “necessary” industry, or occupation, or employment, or, if found to be so engaged, not found to be “necessary” to the effective operation thereof in a capacity recited in Rule XXIV, XXÏ, or XXVI. Section 87. Class II" (continued)—Industry, occupation, or em

ployment. RULE XXIV. In Class II shall be placed:

(d) Any registrant found to be engaged in a “necessary” industry, or occupation, or employment, and found to be “necessary” therein in the capacity of a laborer, worker, or employee, especially fitted for the work in which he is engaged.

Note 1.-See Form 1001 E, Section 268A (p. 208). Section 88. Class III (continued)—Industry, occupation, or em

ployment. RULE XXV. In Class III shall be placed:

Any registrant found to be engaged in a “necessary” industry, or occupation, or employment, and found to be "necessary” therein in the capacity of

(k) A highly specialized expert.

(1) An assistant or associate manager of the industry, or in the occupation, or employment, or a manager of a substantial integral part thereof.

Note 1.-See Form 1001E, Section 268A (p. 208). Section 89. Class IV (continued)- Industry, occupation, or em

ployment. RULE XXVI. In Class IV shall be placed:

(d) Any registrant found to be engaged in a "necessary" industry, or occupation, or employment, and found to be

necessary” therein in the capacity of sole managing, controlling, and directing head thereof.

Note 1.-Persons claiming to be necessary to organizations that are claimed to be necessary to the maintenance of the Military Establishment or effective operation of the military forces or the maintenance of national interest during the emergency, such as American Red Cross, Y. M. C. A., Knights of Columbus, Jewish Welfare League, may make claims as being engaged in occupations or employments under sections 80 to 89, inclusive, and such claims must be supported by affidavits as provided in respect of industrial claims in the questionnaire.

Note 2.-See Form 1001 E, section 268A (p. 208).

Note 3.—Many registrants are engaged in industries, occupations, and employments, including agriculture, in places beyond the territorial limits of the United States which are as necessary, within the meaning of the law and regulations, as those within the United States; and it is immaterial whether or not a registrant, by or in whose behalf deferred classification is claimed on such grounds, is employed within or without the United States. Therefore, any registrant, whether he registered before going abroad or voluntarily registered while abroad, may be placed in a deferred class on the ground that he is necessary to a necessary industry, occupation, or employment, including agriculture, equally with a registrant who is so engaged within the United States.

PART V.

THE PROCESS OF SELECTION.

A. THE QUESTIONNAIRE.

B. CLASSIFYING REGISTRANTS.

C. “ WORK OR Figit” RULES.

D. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION.

A. THE QUESTIONNAIRE.

Section 90. Preparing classification list.

The names of registrants within the jurisdiction of each Local Board have heretofore been or will hereafter be entered on a list (Form 102 or 102–a, secs. 350, 351, and 352, pp. 310, 311, and 312) in the order of their liability to be called to determine their availability for military service. This list shall be transferred to the Classification List (Form 1000, sec. 267, p. 187), the pages of which shall be numbered from 1 upward. In transferring names from Form 102 or 102-a to Form 1000 the address of the registrant shall be omitted, his name shall be entered in column 2, his serial number in column 4, his order number in column 1 and column 30, and the proper abbreviation indicating his race in column 3.

When names are to be added to the Classification List, either because of late registration (section 54), or because of change of status (sections 119A, 120), or because such names have been omitted or stricken off by reason of error or mistake, such names shall be added to the bottom of the Classification List, following the names of persons already entered thereon. The proper serial and order number, as soon as assigned, shall be entered opposite the name of each such person in the proper columns. In the left-hand margin of the body of the Classification List, opposite the line in which the registrants order number would have placed his name had there been room to insert it, shall be written the red ink letter “R” followed by the number of the page of the Classification List on which his name appears. Section 91. The Questionnaire.

(a) The Questionnaire (Form 1001, sec. 268, p. 188) shall consist primarily of a number of questions, divided into 12 series of questions (addressed to and to be answered under oath by every registrant), designed for the purpose of ascertaining the status of every regis

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