United States Maritime Commission: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations in Charge of Deficiency Appropriations. Seventy-sixth Congress, Third Session. Marine and War-risk Insurance Fund, H.J.Res. 582

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Page 17 - ... maintained against the United States in the district court of the United States sitting in admiralty in the district in which the claimant or his agent may reside...
Page 17 - ... whenever it appears to the Secretary that such insurance adequate for the needs of the waterborne commerce of the United States cannot be obtained on reasonable terms and conditions from companies authorized to do an insurance business in a State of the United States.
Page 22 - Secretary may reinsure, in whole or in part, any company authorized to do an insurance business in any State of the United States.
Page 17 - Government, and to pay the amount of any judgment rendered in respect of any suit or settlement agreed upon in respect of any claim. The determinations of the Commission with respect to adjustments, compromises, settlements, and payments hereunder shall not be subject to review by any other executive or accounting officer of the Government. "(b) The Commission is authorized to prescribe such forms and policies, to change or modify such forms and policies as may be necessary or appropriate under the...
Page 17 - Corporation, with the consent of any board, commission, independent establishment, or executive department of the Government, including any field service thereof, may avail itself of the use of information, services, facilities, officers, and employees thereof in carrying out the provisions of this Act.
Page 16 - CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; AT THE THIRD SESSION, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON ON WEDNESDAY, THE...
Page 17 - An Act authorizing suits against the United States in admiralty for damage caused by and salvage service rendered to public vessels belonging to the United States, and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1925 (46 USC 781-790), as implemented by section 7730 of title 10, United States Code.
Page 17 - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.
Page 17 - Commission in the administration of this subtitle is authorized to adjust and pay losses, compromise and settle claims whether in favor of or against the Government, and to pay the amount of any judgment rendered in respect of any suit or settlement agreed upon in respect of any claim. The determinations of the Commission with respect to adjustments, compromises, settlements, and payments hereunder shall not be subject to review by any other executive or accounting officer of the Government.
Page 16 - ... (b) (1) Commercial vessels (including vessels under construction) owned or controlled by the United States or any department or agency thereof, (2) cargoes owned by the Government or in which the Government has an insurable interest, to the extent of such interest, (3) their disbursements, and freight and passage moneys, and (3) personal effects of the masters, officers and crews thereof.

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