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Title 32Subtitle AChapter VSubchapter BPart 536Subpart I → §536.127


Title 32: National Defense
PART 536—CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES
Subpart I—Claims Cognizable Under Article 139, Uniform Code of Military Justice


§536.127   Proper claimants; unknown accused—under the UCMJ.

(a) A proper claimant under this subpart includes any individual (whether civilian or military), a business, charity, or state or local government that owns, has an ownership interest in, or lawfully possesses property.

(b) When cognizable claims are presented against a unit because the individual offenders cannot be identified, this subpart sets forth the procedures for approval authorities to direct pay assessments, equivalent to the amount of damages sustained, against the unit members who were present at the scene and to allocate individual liability in such proportion as is just under the circumstances.

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