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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter BPart 52 → Subpart A


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 52—BOARD FOR CORRECTION OF MILITARY RECORDS OF THE COAST GUARD


Subpart A—Purpose and Authority


Contents
§52.1   Purpose.
§52.2   Authority.

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§52.1   Purpose.

This part establishes the procedure for application for correction of military records of the Coast Guard, for consideration of applications by the Department of Homeland Security Board for Correction of Military Records of the Coast Guard (hereinafter “the Board”), and for settling claims or determining monetary benefits.

[OST Doc. No. 2002-13439, 68 FR 9886, Mar. 3, 2003, as amended by USCG-2003-15404, 68 FR 37740, June 25, 2003]

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§52.2   Authority.

(a) The Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through boards of civilians, is authorized to correct any military record of the Coast Guard when the Secretary considers it necessary to correct an error or remove an injustice. 10 U.S.C. 1552. The Secretary shall ensure that final action on a complete application for correction is taken within 10 months of its receipt.

(14 U.S.C. 2507)

(b) Corrections made under this authority are final and conclusive on all officers of the Government except when procured by fraud. 10 U.S.C. 1552(a)(4).

[OST Doc. No. 2002-13439, 68 FR 9886, Mar. 3, 2003, as amended by USCG-2003-15404, 68 FR 37740, June 25, 2003; USCG-2020-0304, 85 FR 58277, Sept. 18, 2020]

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