Part 71 General Provisions

Terms Used In CFR > Title 20 > Chapter I > Subchapter G - Compensation for Injury, Disability or Death of Civilian American Citizens Incurred While Detained by or in Hiding From the Imperial Japanese Government

  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Employees' Compensation, U. See 20 CFR 71.1
  • civilian American citizen: means any person who, being then a citizen of the United States, was captured by the Imperial Japanese Government on or after December 7, 1941, at Midway, Guam, Wake Island, the Philippine Islands, or any Territory or possession of the United States attacked or invaded by such government or while in transit to or from any such place, or who went into hiding at any such place in order to avoid capture or internment by such government; except (i) a person who at any time voluntarily gave aid to, collaborated with, or in any manner served such government, or (ii) a person who at the time of his capture or entrance into hiding was within the purview of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act of September 7, 1918, as amended and extended, or the said act of December 2, 1942, as amended, or the Missing Persons Act of March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. See 20 CFR 71.1
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.