If an employee is injured outside the continental United States, the Secretary of Labor may arrange and provide for initial payment of compensation and initial furnishing of other benefits under this subchapter by an employee or agent of the United States designated by the Secretary for that purpose in the locality in which the employee was employed or the injury occurred.
July 29, 1942, ch. 533 (2d sentence), 56 Stat. 725.
The word “continental” is added on authority of the last sentence of the fifth paragraph of former section
793, which is carried into section
Administration of this subchapter was transferred to the Secretary of Labor by section 1 of 1950 Reorg. Plan. No. 19, 64 Stat. 1271 (see section
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