10 U.S. Code § 9842 - Settlement of accounts of line officers

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§ 9842.
Settlement of accounts of line officers

The Comptroller General shall settle the account of a line officer of the Air Force for pay due the officer even if the officer cannot account for property entrusted to the officer or cannot make a monthly report or return, when the Comptroller General is satisfied that the inability to account for property or make a report or return was the result of the officer having been a prisoner, or of an accident or casualty of war.

(Added Pub. L. 97–258, § 2(b)(14)(B), Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1058.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


31:44 (1st sentence).

June 10, 1921, ch. 18, § 304 (1st par. 1st sentence), 42 Stat. 24.


R.S. § 278.

The section is made applicable to the Air Force by section 207(a) and (f) of the Act of July 26, 1947 (ch. 343, 61 Stat. 502). For comparable provisions that apply to the Army, see the revision note for 10:4842.


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