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PUBLIC LAW 87-649-SEPT. 7, 1962
this title for a period during which he is subsisted and quartered by the agency sponsoring his participation in a competition covered by section 716 of title 10. 72 Stat. 521. §420. Allowances: no increase while dependent is entitled to basic pay A member of a uniformed service may not be paid an increased allowance under this chapter, on iaccount of a dependent, for any period during which that dependent is entitled to basic pay under section 204 of this title. § 421. Contract surgeons (a) A contract surgeon who is serving full time with a uniformed service is entitled to the basic allowances, and other allowances authorized by this chapter, of a commissioned officer in pay grade 0 - 2 with less than two years of service computed under section 205 of this title. (b) A contract surgeon who is serving part time with a uniformed service is entitled to the travel and transportation allowances authorized by this chapter under the same conditions and in the same amounts as are applicable to commissioned officers. § 422. Cadets, midshipmen, and naval officer candidates (a) A cadet at the United States Military Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, or the Coast Guard Academy, or a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, is entitled to the allowances provided by law for a midshipman in the N a v j, and to travel and transportation allowances prescribed under section 410 of this title, while traveling under orders as a cadet or midshipman. (b) Each midshipman of the Navy to whom a Navy ration is not furnished is entitled to the commuted value of the ration in money for each day that he is on active duty, including each day that he is on leave. The Secretary of the Navy may prescribe regulations stating the conditions under which the commuted value shall be allowed and may prescribe regulations establishing the rates at which the ration shall be commuted. (c) A midshipman appointed under section 6904 of title 10, 7OA Stat. 421. or a seaman recruit who is enlisted under section 6905 of title 10, is entitled to the allowances provided for a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy for— (1) initial travel to the college or university in which matriculated; (2) travel while under orders; and (3) travel on discharge. However, allowance for travel on discharge may not be paid to such _ a midshipman or recruit who is discharged and who continues his scholastic instruction at the same college or university. (d) While on flight training or on flight duty, a midshipman appointed under section 6906 of title 10 is entitled to the allowances 7OA Stat. 423. provided for a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy. §423. Validity of allowance payments based on purported marriages A payment of an allowance, based on a purported marriage, that is made under this chapter, under the Career Compensation Act of 1949, or under the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, before judi- 63 Stat. 802. cial annulment or termination of that marriage, is valid, if a court of ^J.1 ^^^ 231 competent jurisdiction adjudges or decrees that the marriage was se'Stat. 359; entered into in good faith on the part of the spouse who is a member ^^sf usc^^iVa of a uniformed service or if, in the absence of such a judgment or note, 115, 119. decree, such a finding of good faith is made by the Secretary concerned or by a person designated by him to investigate the matter.