Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Mar-27-1944
..... regulations promulgated under it define a "delinquent" as one who is "liable for training and service" under the act and "who fails or neglects to perform any duty required of him" by the act or the regulations made pursuant thereto. 601.5. and part 642, which contains detailed provisions concerning the rights and duties of "delinquents," provides: "every registrant who has heretofore or ..... enforcement at that stage of the process. that necessarily means that the measure of a selectee's rights and duties is to be found in the act, not in the articles of war. for 16(a) of the act suspends all laws or parts thereof which are in conflict with its provisions. we are supported in that view by the administrative construction of the ..... of men for national service" -- a process in which the civil and military agencies perform integrated functions. the examination of men at induction centers and their acceptance or rejection are parts of that process. induction marks its page 321 u. s. 548 end. but, prior to that time, a selectee is still subject to the ..... ; second report, provost marshal general (1918), p. 221. the articles of war then in force (39 stat. 651) had substantially the same provision as the present article 2. sec. 2 of the 1917 act provided, moreover, that "all persons drafted into the service of the united states . . . shall, from the date of said draft or acceptance, be subject to the laws and regulations governing the .....Tag this Judgment!