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Title 32Subtitle BChapter XVI → Part 1602


Title 32: National Defense


PART 1602—DEFINITIONS


Contents
§1602.1   Definitions to govern.
§1602.2   Administrative classification.
§1602.3   Aliens and nationals.
§1602.4   Area office.
§1602.5   Area office staff.
§1602.6   Board.
§1602.7   Classification.
§1602.8   Classifying authority.
§1602.9   Computation of time.
§1602.10   County.
§1602.11   District appeal board.
§1602.12   Governor.
§1602.13   Judgmental Classification.
§1602.14   Local board.
§1602.15   Local board of jurisdiction.
§1602.16   MEPS.
§1602.17   Military service.
§1602.18   National Appeal Board.
§1602.19   Numbers.
§1602.20   Registrant.
§1602.21   Selective Service Law.
§1602.22   Singular and plural.
§1602.23   State.
§1602.24   Claim.
§1602.25   Director.

Authority: Military Selective Service Act, 50 U.S.C. App. 451 et seq.; E.O. 11623.

Source: 42 FR 4643, Feb. 1, 1982, unless otherwise noted.

§1602.1   Definitions to govern.

The definitions contained in section 16 of the Military Selective Service Act, and the definitions contained in this part shall govern in the interpretation of the regulations of this chapter.

§1602.2   Administrative classification.

A reclassification action relating to a registrant's claim for Class 1-C, 1-D-D, 1-D-E, 1-H, 1-O-S, 1-W, 3-A-S, 4-A-A, 4-A, 4-B, 4-C, 4-F, 4-G, 4-T, or 4-W. These classes shall be identified as administrative classes.

[52 FR 24454, July 1, 1987]

§1602.3   Aliens and nationals.

(a) The term alien means any person who is not a citizen or national of the United States.

(b) The term national of the United States means:

(1) A citizen of the United States, or

(2) A person, though not a citizen of the United States, who owes allegiance to the United States.

§1602.4   Area office.

The Selective Service Office which is responsible for all administrative and operational support for the one or more local boards within its jurisdiction.

§1602.5   Area office staff.

The compensated employees, civilian and military, of the Selective Service System employed in an area office will be referred to as the area office staff.

§1602.6   Board.

The word board when used alone, unless the context otherwise indicates, includes a local board, district appeal board, and the National Appeal Board and panels thereof.

§1602.7   Classification.

Classification is the exercise of the power to determine claims or questions with respect to inclusion for or exemption or deferment from training and service under Selective Service Law.

§1602.8   Classifying authority.

The term classifying authority refers to any official or board who is authorized in §1633.1 to classify a registrant.

§1602.9   Computation of time.

Unless otherwise specified the period of days allowed a registrant or other person to perform any act or duty required of him shall be counted as beginning on the day following that on which the notice is issued.

§1602.10   County.

The word county includes, where applicable, counties, independent cities, and similar subdivisions, such as the independent cities of Virginia and the parishes of Louisiana.

§1602.11   District appeal board.

A district appeal board or a panel thereof of the Selective Service System is a group of not less than three civilian members appointed by the President to act on cases of registrants in accordance with the provisions of parts 1651 and 1656 of this chapter.

[69 FR 20543, Apr. 16, 2004]

§1602.12   Governor.

The word Governor includes, where applicable, the Governor of each of the States of the United States, the Mayor of the District of Columbia, the Governor of Puerto Rico, the Governor of the Virgin Islands, and the Governor of Guam.

§1602.13   Judgmental Classification.

A classification action relating to a registrant's claim for Class 1-A-O, 1-O, 2-D, 3-A, or 4-D.

§1602.14   Local board.

A local board or a panel thereof of the Selective Service System is a group of not less than three civilian members appointed by the President after nomination by a Governor to act on cases of registrants in accord with the provisions of part 1648 of this chapter.

[52 FR 24454, July 1, 1987]

§1602.15   Local board of jurisdiction.

The local board of jurisdiction is the local board to which a registrant is assigned and which has authority, in accord with the provisions of this chapter, to determine his claim or to issue to him an order. His local board and registrant's local board refer to the local board of jurisdiction.

[52 FR 24454, July 1, 1987]

§1602.16   MEPS.

A Military Entrance Processing Station is a military installation to which registrants are ordered to report for examination or induction.

§1602.17   Military service.

The term military service includes service in the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard.

§1602.18   National Appeal Board.

The National Appeal Board or a panel thereof of the Selective Service System is a group of not less than three civilian members appointed by the President to act on cases of registrants in accord with the provisions of part 1653 of this chapter.

[52 FR 24454, July 1, 1987]

§1602.19   Numbers.

Cardinal numbers may be expressed by Arabic or Roman symbols.

§1602.20   Registrant.

A registrant is a person registered under the Selective Service Law.

§1602.21   Selective Service Law.

The term Selective Service Law includes the Military Selective Service Act, all rules and regulations issued thereunder, and Proclamations of the President pertaining to registration under that Act.

§1602.22   Singular and plural.

Words importing the singular number shall include the plural number, and words importing the plural number shall include the singular, except where the context clearly indicates otherwise.

§1602.23   State.

The word State includes, where applicable, the several States of the United States, the City of New York, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam.

§1602.24   Claim.

A claim is a request for postponement of induction or classification into a class other than 1-A.

[52 FR 24454, July 1, 1987]

§1602.25   Director.

Director is the Director of Selective Service.

[52 FR 24454, July 1, 1987]



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