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Title 32Subtitle AChapter ISubchapter MPart 283 → §283.5


Title 32: National Defense
PART 283—WAIVER OF DEBTS RESULTING FROM ERRONEOUS PAYMENTS OF PAY AND ALLOWANCES


§283.5   Responsibilities.

(a) The General Counsel of the Department of Defense shall:

(1) If the aggregate amount of the debt is more than $1,500, deny or grant all or part of a waiver application.

(2) Decide appeals in accordance with procedures promulgated under paragraph (a)(3) of this section.

(3) Develop overall waiver policies and promulgate procedures for considering waiver applications, including an initial determination process and a process to appeal an initial determination.

(b) The Heads of the DoD Components shall:

(1) Consistent with responsibilities promulgated under paragraph (a)(3) of this section, establish procedures within the DoD Component for the submission of waiver applications relating to debts resulting from the DoD Component's activity, which shall be referred to the appropriate official for consideration as set forth in paragraphs (a), (d), (e), or (f) of this section.

(3) Ensure compliance with this part and policies and procedures promulgated under paragraph (a)(3) of this section.

(c) The Heads of the Non-DoD Components concerning debts resulting from that Component's activity shall:

(1) If the aggregate amount of the debt is $1,500 or less, deny or grant all or part of a waiver application pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2774.

(2) If the aggregate amount of the debt is more than $1,500:

(i) Deny a waiver application in its entirety; or

(ii) Refer a waiver application for consideration with a recommendation that all or part of the application be granted, in accordance with procedures promulgated under paragraph (a)(3) of this section.

(d) The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer concerning debts (except those described in paragraphs (e) and (f) of this section) resulting from DoD Component activity shall:

(1) If the aggregate amount of the debt is $1,500 or less, deny or grant all or part of a waiver application pursuant to enclosure 2 of DoD Directive 5118.3.1

1Available at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/.

(2) If the aggregate amount of the debt is more than $1,500:

(i) Deny a waiver application in its entirety; or

(ii) Refer a waiver application for consideration with a recommendation that all or part of the application be granted, in accordance with procedures promulgated under paragraph (a)(3) of this section.

(e) The Director, Department of Defense Education Activity, under the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness concerning debts of civilian employees resulting from that Component's activity shall:

(1) If the aggregate amount of the debt is $1,500 or less, deny or grant all or part of a waiver application pursuant to enclosure 2 of DoD Directive 1342.6.2

2Available at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/.

(2) If the aggregate amount of the debt is more than $1,500:

(i) Deny a waiver application in its entirety; or

(ii) Refer a waiver application for consideration with a recommendation that all or part of the application be granted, in accordance with procedures promulgated under paragraph (a)(3) of this section.

(f) The Director, National Security Agency, under the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence concerning debts resulting from that Component's activity shall:

(1) If the aggregate amount of the debt is $1,500 or less, deny or grant all or part of a waiver application.

(2) If the aggregate amount of the debt is more than $1,500:

(i) Deny a waiver application in its entirety; or

(ii) Refer a waiver application for consideration with a recommendation that all or part of the application be granted, in accordance with procedures promulgated under paragraph (a)(3) of this section.

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