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[75 Stat. 416]
[75 Stat. 416]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


PUBLIC LAW 8 7 - 1 8 8 - A U G. 30, 1961

[75 S T A T.

"Whenever the Attorney General determines that no appeal shall be taken from a judgment or that no further review will be sought from a decision affirming the same, he shall so certify and the judgment shall be deemed final. "Except as otherwise provided by law, compromise settlements of claims referred to the Attorney General for defense of imminent litigation or suits against the United States, or against its agencies or officials upon obligations or liabilities of the United States, made by the Attorney General or any person authorized by him, shall be settled and paid in a manner similar to judgments in like causes and appropriations or funds available for the payment of such judgments are ereby made available for the payment of such compromise settlements." SEC. 2. The last item in the analysis of chapter 161 of such title is amended to read:


28 USC 2414.


"2414. Payment of judgments and compromise settlements."

SEC. 3. Section 1302 of the Act of July 27, 1956 (70 Stat. 694; 31 U.S.C. 724a), is amended by deleting the words "judgments (not in excess of $100,000 in any one case) rendered by the district courts and the Court of Claims against the United States which have become final" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "final judgments and compromise settlements (not in excess of $100,000, or its equivalent in foreign currencies at the time of payment, in any one case) which are payable in accordance with the terms of sections 2414 or 2517 of title 28, United States Code". Approved August 30, 1961. Public Law 87-188 August 30, 1961 [H. R. 7724]

Armed Forces. Dependents, adv a n c e s of pay.

AN ACT To provide for advances of pay to members of the armed services in cases of emergency evacuation of military dependents from oversea areas and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the SeTiate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of October 5, 1949, chapter 600 (63 Stat. 703; 37 U.S.C. 310c), is amended by inserting the following section after section 1: "SEC. 2. Subject to regulations to be prescribed by the heads of the departments concerned, advances of pay to memtlers of the armed services on duty at a place outside the United States, or such other place as the President may designate, may be made directly to dependents previously designated by the member in the event such dependents are ordered evacuated by competent authorit^^. Advances of pay under this section are not subject to the conditions under whicn advances of pay are authorized in section 1 of this Act but may be made only if all military dependents are ordered evacuated from the place where the member's dependents are located and the amount of advance pay may not exceed two months' basic pay of the member concerned." SEC. 2. Section 2 of the Act of October 5, 1949, chapter 600 (63 Stat. 704; 37 U.S.C. 310d), is redesignated as "section 3 " and is amended by striking out "section 1" and inserting "sections 1 and 2" in place thereof. SEC. 3. Section 3 of the Act of October 5, 1949, chapter 600 (63 Stat. 704), is redesignated as "section 4". Approved August 30, 1961.