selective draft act

selective draft act
See Selective Service Act.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Selective Service Act — may refer to:*Selective Service Act of 1917, or Selective Draft Act, (40 Stat. 76) which was passed by the Congress of the United States on May 18, 1917*Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, (54 Stat. 885) which was passed by the Congress… …   Wikipedia

  • Selective Service Act of 1917 — The Selective Service Act or Selective Draft Act (P.L. 65 12, 40 Stat. 76) was passed by the Congress of the United States on May 18, 1917. It was drafted by Brigadier General Hugh Johnson after the United States entered The Great War. It… …   Wikipedia

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  • selective draft — The process, machinery, and agencies in selecting and inducting into military service the persons who are subject to call for such service under a compulsory service act. 36 Am J1st Mil § 24 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Draft evasion — is a term that refers to an intentional failure to comply with the military conscription policies of the nation to which he or she is subject. Such practices that do not involve law breaking or which are based on conscientious objection are… …   Wikipedia

  • Selective Service System — Agency overview Formed May 18, 1917 September 16, 1940 Headquarters Arlington County, Virginia, United States …   Wikipedia

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  • Draft board — Further information: Conscription in the United States Draft Board was a part of the Selective Service Act which registered and selected men of military age for conscription in the United States Local Board The local draft board is a board that… …   Wikipedia

  • selective service — A form of compulsory military service. 36 Am J1st Mil § 22. See selective draft; Selective Service Act …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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