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Title 32Subtitle AChapter VSubchapter BPart 536Subpart E → §536.94


Title 32: National Defense
PART 536—CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES
Subpart E—Claims Cognizable Under the Non-Scope Claims Act


§536.94   Settlement authority for claims under the Non-Scope Claims Act.

(a) Settlement authority. The following are delegated authority to pay up to $1,000 in settlement of each claim arising out of one incident and to disapprove a claim presented in any amount under this subpart:

(1) The Judge Advocate General (TJAG);

(2) The Assistant Judge Advocate General (TAJAG);

(3) The Commander USARCS;

(4) The Judge Advocate (JA) or Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) or chief of a command claims service; and

(5) The head of an area claims office (ACO).

(b) Approval authority. The head of a claims processing office (CPO) with approval authority is delegated authority to approve and pay, in full or in part, claims presented for $1,000 or less and to compromise and pay, regardless of amount claimed, an agreed award of $1,000 or less.

(c) Further guidance. Authority to further delegate payment authority is set forth in §536.3(g)(1) of this part. For further discussions also related to approval, settlement and payment authority, see also paragraphs 2-69 and 2-71 of DA Pam 27-162.

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