Remarks on the Army Regulations and Executive Regulations in General

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - 189 páginas
 

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Página 116 - ... in relation to any proceeding, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other matter or thing in which the United States is a party or directly or indirectly interested, before any department, court-martial, bureau, officer or any civil, military, or naval commission whatever...
Página 136 - The President is authorized to prescribe such regulations for the admission of persons into the civil service of the United States as may best promote the efficiency thereof, and ascertain the fitness of each candidate in respect to age, health, character, knowledge, and ability for the branch of service into which he seeks to enter...
Página 87 - Instructions for the Government of the Armies of the United States in the Field was directed by the President to be promulgated in a general order (No.
Página 154 - ... to make rules for the government of the land and naval forces...
Página 162 - If, upon marches, guards, or in quarters, different corps of the Army happen to join or do duty together, the officer highest in rank of the line of the Army, Marine Corps, or militia, by commission, there on duty or in quarters, shall command the whole, and give orders for what is needful to the service, unless otherwise specially directed by the President, according to the nature of the case.
Página 10 - 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.
Página 24 - Territory, shall acquire any right of pre-emption under this act ; no lands included in any reservation, by any treaty, law or proclamation of the President of the United States, or reserved for salines, or for other purposes...
Página 99 - Punctuation is a most fallible standard by which to interpret a writing; it may be resorted to when all other means fail ; but the court will first take the instrument by its four corners, in order to ascertain its true meaning ; if that is apparent on judicially inspecting the whole, the punctuation will not be suffered to change it.
Página 70 - June 30, 1868, and for other purposes/' especially the second section thereof, which provides, among other things, that "all orders and instructions relating to military operations issued by the President or Secretary of War shall be issued through the General of the Army, and, in case of his inability, through the next in rank...
Página 137 - Legislative power was exercised when Congress declared that the suspension should take effect upon a named contingency. What the President was required to do was simply in execution of the act of Congress. It was not the making of law. He was the mere agent of the law-making department to ascertain and declare the event upon which its expressed will was to take effect.

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