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CHAPTER 1-OFFICE OF ALIEN PROPERTY

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

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OF JUSTICE

PART 501-GENERAL RULES OF ment of Justice, an official seal. The seal PROCEDURE

is described as follows, and illustrated beSec.

low: A circle within which shall appear 601.1 Seal of the Otice of Allen Property,

an eagle, with wings displayed, resting Department of Justice.

upon a building, the scales of justice 501.17 Copy of process, or accounting or suspended between the wing-tips. Ex

notice required to be sent to the terior to this circle and within a circumOffice of Allen Property in certain scribed circle shall appear in the upper cases.

part the words “Department of Justice”, 501.25 Uniform procedure for sales of vested property.

and in the lower part the words “Ofice 501.40 Public participation in substantive

of Alien Property”. rule making. 501.45 Renewal of licenses. 501.50 Licensing. 501.60 Reporting concerning certain prop

erty. 501.80 Forms.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 501 Issued under sec. 301, 55 Stat. 839, sec. 3, 60 Stat. 418, as amended, secs. 201-318, 69 Stat. 562–575; 50 U.S.C. App. 5, 22 U.S.C. 1382, 163116412, E.O. 9193, July 6, 1942, 7 F.R. 5205, 3 CFR, 1943 Cum. Supp.; E.O. 9725, May 16, 1946, 11 FR. 5381, 3 CFR, 1946 Supp.; E.O. 9788, Oct. 14, 1946, 11 F.R. 11981, 12123, 3 CFR, 1946 Supp.; E.O. 9989, Aug. 20, 1948, 13 F.R. 4891, 3 CFR, 1948 Supp.; E.O. 10254, June 15, 1951, 16 F.R. 5829, 3 CFR, 1951 Supp.; E.O. 10644, Nov. 7, 1955, 20 F.R. 8363; 3 CFR, 1955

ALIEN Supp. $ 501.1 Seal of the Office of Alien Prop

(b) The seal is in duplicate original; erty, Department of Justice.

one in the custody of the Assistant to (a) There is hereby established in and the Records Officer and one in the cusfor the Office of Alien Property, Depart- tody of the Manager, Philippine Ofice.

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The Records Oficer and the Assistant to the Records Officer are severally authorized to authenticate, certify, and attest copies of books, records, papers, and documents in the official custody of the Office of Alien Property; to subscribe the name of the Director, the Deputy Director, or the Acting Director to such certificates, and to affix the seal of the Office of Alien Property. The Manager, Philippine Office, is authorized to authenticate, certify, and attest copies of books, records, papers, and documents in the official custody of the Ofice of Alien Property, as successor to the Philippine Alien Property Administration; to subscribe the name of the Director, the Deputy Director, or the Acting Director to such certificates, and to afix the seal of the Ofice of Alien Property.

(c) Failure to afix the seal provided for in this section shall not affect the validity of any document not otherwise required to be under seal. (12 FR. 3602, June 4, 1947, as amended at 17 F.R. 11779, Dec. 30, 1952] 8 501.17 Copy of process, or account

ing or notice required to be sent to the Office of Alien Property in cer

tain cases. (a) Copy of any process, accounting or notice in any court or administrative action or proceeding involving property which has been vested in or transferred to the Alien Property Custodian or the Attorney General of the United States must be sent by registered mail to the Office of Alien Property, Department of Justice, Washington 25, D.C., not less than thirty days prior to the date on which action pursuant to such process, accounting or notice is to be taken.

(b) Such process or accounting or notice shall otherwise conform to the rules, orders or practice of the court or administrative body issuing such process or notice or in which such accounting is filed. (19 F.R. 1210, Mar. 4, 1954) $ 501.25 Uniform procedure for sales

of vested property. (a) General sales. Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, all sales of property vested in or transferred to the Attorney General under the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, or under Title II of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949 shall be conducted according to the procedures set forth in this section, unless the

Director, Office of Allen Property, shall determine in any sale that the public Interest will best be served if all or part of the regulations in this part are not applied to that sale. No such property will be sold except pursuant to the order of the Attorney General or the Director. This section does not supersede the provisions of $ 505.10 of this chapter concerning the sale of certain vested stock.

(1) Authorization to offer for sale. No offering for sale shall be undertaken under this section except pursuant to an authorization executed by the Director. The authorization shall be available for inspection by persons properly and directly concerned, as specified in 8 503.17 of this chapter.

(2) Eligibility. Unless the Director, Office of Alien Property, shall otherwise direct, no person or business organization shall be qualified to bid for or purchase property if he is not an American citizen or is not a business enterprise controlled by American citizens and organized under the laws of the United States or any state or territory thereof.

(3) Advertising. At least 15 days before opening of bids, each sale shall be advertised in a newspaper of general circulation in the locality where the property or the major portion thereof is located and it may also be advertised in such other publications as the Chief, Liquidation Section, Office of Alien Property, may deem appropriate.

(4) Information and inspection. A representative of the Office of Alien Property will be designated to be available at the time and place specified in the advertisement to furnish available information with respect to the property advertised, except that confidential information, matter which might benefit competitors and any information with respect to formulae, processes or trade secrets will be furnished only upon the approval of the Director, Office of Alien Property. Opportunity for inspection of the property advertised will be afforded.

(5) Bids. Bids shall be submitted as designated in the advertisement, in write ing and sealed in plain envelopes marked to identify the sale for which they are submitted. Until the award is made or all bids are rejected, the bids shall constitute irrevocable offers to purchase, except that bids may be withdrawn by notice of withdrawal in writing delivered to the Director prior to the time at which

the first bid is opened. Bids will be (2) Securities. Any shares of stock, opened in public at the time and place bonds, notes, or other securities which advertised in the presence of such bid- do not constitute either control or subders as may desire to attend. Absence stantial ownership of the issuer, may be of any or all bidders will not prevent the sold pursuant to an authorization by the making of an award.

Director upon any government regulated (6) Order of sale or rejection. Within public exchange or in an over the counter 30 days after the opening of bids or as market, without prior advertisement, to may otherwise be specified in the terms any individual, corporation, partnership, and conditions of sale, the Director of the or association. Office of Alien Property will make the (17 F.R. 11779, Dec. 30, 1952, as amended at award by executing an Order of Sale to 19 F.R. 1211, Mar. 4, 1954; 21 F.R. 764, Feb. the highest qualified bidder or will reject

3, 1956; 22 F.R. 8811, Nov. 1, 1957] all bids by an Order of Rejection, stating $ 501.40 Public participation in subthe reasons therefor. When an award is stantive rule marking: made, the successful bidder will be

(a) Submission of written or oral notified in writing. The Order of Sale or Rejection shall be made a matter of

views on proposed rule. Within 15 days

after the Director, Office of Alien Proprecord as provided in $ 503.7 of this chapter.

erty, has published in the FEDERAL

REGISTER notice of proposed substantive (7) Payment. The sale price shall be

rule making, any person may submit paid by certified cashier's or banker's

in writing to the Office of Alien check made payable to the order of the Attorney General of the United States

Property, Washington 25, D.C., a statedelivered to the duly authorized repre

ment of his views, arguments, or other

data concerning the proposed rule. The sentative of the Director of the Office of

statement must be submitted in duAlien Property.

plicate, typewritten double-spaced, and (8) Execution of sale documents. All

must set forth the writer's interest. Any papers and documents to consummate

person may, within the same period, apsales will be executed and delivered by

ply in writing to the Office of Alien Propthe Director of the Office of Allen Prop

erty for permission to be heard orally erty or his duly authorized representa

in connection with a proposed rule, settive.

ting forth his interest and the gist of (9) Return of earnest money. Where the subject-matter which he intends to earnest money checks have been re- present. Hearings will be allowed in ceived, those received from unsuccessful the discretion of the Director, Office of bidders will be returned to them with

Alien Property, and will be informal. notice of rejection of their bids.

(b) Petitions on rules. Any person (10) Warranties. No representative may submit to the Office of Alien Propof the Director, Office of Alien Property, erty, Washington 25, D.C., a petition is authorized to make any warranty or for issuance, amendment, or repeal of guaranty, express or implied, respecting a rule. The petition must be in duplior in any way concerning any property cate, typewritten double-spaced, and or enterprise being sold.

must set forth petitioner's interest, the (11) Withdrawal from sale. The Director, Office of Alien Property, reserves

desired change or proposal, and supportthe right to withdraw any property or

ing reasons. If the Director, Office of enterprise from sale at any time or to

Alien Property, deems the petition merireject any or all bids.

torious, appropriate action will be taken (b) Special sales. The following ex

to effectuate the petitioner's proposal. ceptions to paragraph (a) of this section

If the petition is denied, in whole, or in are established for the sale of certain part, prompt notice of denial will be types of property:

given. (1) Property valued at less than (13 F.R. 9501, Dec. 31, 1948] $10,000. Property located in the United

$ 501.45 Renewal of licenses. States in items, lots, or quantities which do not exceed $10,000 in value for each

Application for renewal of any license, such item, lot, or quantity, may be sold authorization, permit, certificate, apat public or private sale, with or without proval, registration, or other form of advertisement, as the authorization to permission, with reference to an activity offer for sale shall specify.

of a continuing nature, shall be filed

with the Office of Alien Property, Washington 25, D.C., not less than thirty days prior to the expiration date thereof, unless otherwise provided therein. In the case of permissions originally granted for less than 45 days, the activity shall be deemed not to be of a continuing nature, and the permission shall be nonrenewable, except as may be otherwise expressly provided. (19 F.R. 1211, Mar. 4, 1954) $ 501.50 Licensing.

(a) Licenses with respect to transactions, transfers, or other dealings prohibited under Executive Order No. 8389 (3 CFR, 1943 Cum. Supp.), as amended, or under the regulations of the Ofice of Alien Property, are issued by the Director or any agency, instrumentality, agent, delegate, assistant or other personnel, appointed or designated by him.

(b) Transactions with respect to property over which jurisdiction has been transferred by Executive Order 9989 (3 CFR, 1948 Supp.), and continued in force by Executive Order 10348 (3 CFR, 1952 Supp.), not authorized by general licenses or other public documents, may be effected only under specific licenses. Applications for specific licenses shall be filed in duplicate on Form OAP-200 with the Office of Allen Property, Washington 25, D.C.

(c) Applications for licenses and authorizations, other than those pursuant to paragraph (b) of this section, are to be filed with the Office of Alien Property. No particular forms are prescribed therefor.

(d) In cases where the allowance of claim under sections 9(a), 32 or 34 of the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, or section 207(b) or 208(a) of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as amended, requires the granting of a license the notice of claim shall be deemed to include an application for such license and no separate application for such license need be filed. [13 F.R. 9501, Dec. 31, 1948, as amended at 17 F.R. 780, Dec. 30, 1952; 19 F.R. 1211, Mar. 4, 1954; 21 F.R. 1579, Mar. 14, 1956] $ 501.60 Reporting concerning certain

property. All reports, forms, and other communications concerning property over which jurisdiction has been transferred by Executive Order No. 9989, (3 CFR, 1948 Supp., p. 158), which have been

required to be made or filed with the Treasury Department, are on and after October 1, 1948, required to be made or Aled with the Ofice of Allen Property. [14 F.R. 2850, June 1, 1949) $ 501.80 Forms.

The following forms have been authorized for use by the public and may be obtained upon request to the Ofice of Alien Property, Department of Justice Washington 25, D.C.

Form APC-1A Notice of Claim Under Section 32.

Purpose: For use by persons seeking return, under section 32 of the Trading With the Enemy Act, of property vested by the Allen Property Custodian or the Attorney General.

Contents: Claimant's name and address; claimant's agent and fees; identification and value of property claimed; characterization of claimant; characterization of owner at date of vesting; chain of title.

Form APC-10 Notice of Claim Under Section 34.

Purpose: For use by persons seeking payment of debts under section 84 of the Trading With the Enemy Act.

Contents: Claimant's name, address, citizenship; claimant's agent, fees; identification of debtor and property; amount, nature and date of debt.

Form OAP-20 Report of Royalty Payment on Patent.

Purpose: For use by persons making payments of royalties due the Attorney General.

Contents: Name and address of reporter; patent number; due date and period covered by payment; computation of royalties due; explanation, if payment does not accompany report; party to whom payment was due prior to vesting.

Form APC-25 Royalty-Bearing Copyright License Agreement.

Purpose: Generally used by the Director, Office of Alien Property, in the Ucensing of commercial or royalty-bearing copyrights.

Contents: A long form covering the varied circumstances which generally arise in the licensing of royalty-bearing copyrights and containing a number of special features resulting from the peculiar nature of the Attorney General's title to vested property.

Form APC-26 Royalty-Free Copyright License Agreement.

Purpose: Generally used by the Director, Office of Alien Property, in licensing copyrights on a nonroyalty and nonexclusivo basis.

Contents: A short form covering the 11censed use, the term of the Ucense and the fee to be paid, and containing several further clauses protecting the rights of the Attorney General.

Form APC-30 Royalty-Free Patent License Agreement.

Purpose: For use by the Director, Omice of Alien Property, in granting royalty-free, nonexclusive and nontransferable licenses under vested patents to Americans.

Contents: The form contains a statement of the terms under which the license 18 granted.

Form APC-40 Application for License to Republish Books.

Purpose: For use in applying to the Director, Office of Alien Property, for a license to republish books.

Contents: Description of applicant; doscription of original work; description of proposed reproduction.

Form APC-41 Application for License to Republish Musical Composition.

Purpose and contents: This form is substantially the same as Form APC-40, except that it is used in applying for a license to republish a musical composition.

Form APC-43 Offer to Purchase Vested Real Property.

Purpose: For use by persons submitting to the Director, Office of Alien Property, an offer to purchase real property.

Contents: Offer to purchase; description of property; terms of offer; affidavit that offeror is citizen of the United States and is not buying in order to circumvent provisions of Trading with the Enemy Act.

Form APC–46 Report of Royalty Payments on Copyrights Subsequent to Vesting.

Purpose and contents: This form is substantially similar to Form APC 45, except that it is used to report royalties on vested copyrights which become due subsequent to the date of vesting.

Form APC-51 Report of Royalty Payments on Trade-Marks Subsequent to Vesting.

Purpose and contents: This form is substantially similar to Form APC-50, except that it is used to report royalties on vested trade-marks which become due subsequent to the date of vesting.

Form APC-53 Request by Licensee for Loan of Motion Picture Film.

Purpose: For use in requesting the loan of a motion picture film from the Director, Office of Alien Property; also used as a loan agreement.

Contents: Terms of the loan agreement.

Form APC-534 Request by Non-Licensee for Loan of Motion Picture Film.

Purpose: For use in requesting the loan of a motion picture film from the Director, Office of Alien Property; also used as a loan agreement.

Contents: Terms of the loan agreement.

Form APC-54 Report on Use of Licensed Patent.

Purpose: For use by a licensee under Form APC-30 in reporting the use he has made of the patent during the calendar year.

Contents: Name and address of licensee; patents covered in report; uses of patents; goods made, used, and sold; other operations.

Form APC-64 Patent License.

Purpose: For use by the Director, Office of Alien Property, in granting nonexclusive, royalty-bearing licenses under vested patents.

Contents: The form contains a statement of the terms under which the license is granted.

Form OAP-200 Application for license authorizing transactions involving blocked property.

Purpose: For use by applicants desiring licenses for any transaction or transactions with respect to property blocked under Executive Order 8389, as amended (3 CFR, 1943 Cum. Supp.), not authorized by Part 511 of this chapter.

Contents: Name, address, citizenship, and nationality of applicant; name, addresses, and nationalities of all parties to transactions; and detailed statement of nature and purpose of transactions.

Form SA-1A, Notice of Claim for Return of Property Under Section 207 (6) of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as Amended.

Purpose: For use by persons seeking return under section 207 (b) of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as amended, of property vested by the Attorney General of the United States.

Contents: Claimant's name and address; claimant's agent and fees; identification and value of property claimed; characterization of claimant; characterization of owner at date of vesting; chain of title.

Form SA-10 Notice of Claim for Payment of Debt Under Section 2080 of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as Amended.

Purpose: For use by persons seeking payment of debts under section 208 (a) of the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as amended.

Contents: Claimant's name, address, citizenship when debt was incurred, and residence since December 7, 1941; claimant's agent and fees; identification of debtor and property; amount, nature and date of debt. (13 F.R. 9501, Dec. 31, 1948, as amended at 17 F.R. 2483, Mar. 22, 1952; 17 F.R. 11780, Dec. 30, 1952; 19 F.R. 1211, Mar. 4, 1954; 21 F.R. 1579, Mar. 14, 1956]

PART 502—RULES OF PROCEDURE

FOR CLAIMS
Subpart A-General Rules

Sec.
502.1
502.2
502.3
502.4
502.5
502.6
502.7

Scope of part.
Definitions.
Indispensable party.
Appearance.
Intervention.
Forms.
Amendment and withdrawal of

claim.
Order for hearing.
Designation of Hearing Examiner.

502.8
502.9

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