10 U.S. Code § 5019 - General Counsel

(a) There is a General Counsel of the Department of the Navy, appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(b) The General Counsel shall perform such functions as the Secretary of the Navy may prescribe.


(Added Pub. L. 99–433, title V, § 511(c)(4),Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1047; amended Pub. L. 100–456, div. A, title VII, § 703(a),Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1996.)

1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–456inserted “, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate” before period at end.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–456applicable to appointments made under this section on and after Sept. 29, 1988, see section 703(c) ofPub. L. 100–456, set out as a note under section 3019 of this title.

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