B-124666, JUL. 22, 1955

B-124666: Jul 22, 1955

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NO PARTICULAR PROCEDURE IS REQUIRED TO BE FOLLOWED OR FORM USED IN PRESENTING CLAIMS TO OUR OFFICE UNDER THE ACT OF JUNE 10. IF THE CLAIM IS PRESENTED ON BEHALF OF THE CLAIMANT BY AN ATTORNEY. THE CLAIM SHOULD SET FORTH ALL THE MATERIAL FACTS SHOWING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT THE CONTRACT WAS WITH. THE REASON FOR BELIEVING THAT THE CLAIM SHOULD HAVE FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION.

B-124666, JUL. 22, 1955

TO MR. MELVIN J. RICHARD, ESQUIRE:

YOUR LETTER OF JULY 12, 1955, REQUESTS INFORMATION AS TO THE PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED IN PRESENTING A CLAIM TO OUR OFFICE FOR CONSIDERATION.

NO PARTICULAR PROCEDURE IS REQUIRED TO BE FOLLOWED OR FORM USED IN PRESENTING CLAIMS TO OUR OFFICE UNDER THE ACT OF JUNE 10, 1921, 31 U.S.C. 71. THE CLAIM MAY BE IN THE FORM OF A LETTER OVER THE SIGNATURE OF THE CLAIMANT ADDRESSED TO THE CLAIMS DIVISION, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON 25, D.C. IF THE CLAIM IS PRESENTED ON BEHALF OF THE CLAIMANT BY AN ATTORNEY, IT SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY A DULY EXECUTED POWER OF ATTORNEY FROM THE CLAIMANT AUTHORIZING THE ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT HIM IN THE MATTER. THE CLAIM SHOULD SET FORTH ALL THE MATERIAL FACTS SHOWING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT THE CONTRACT WAS WITH, THE AMOUNT BELIEVED DUE, AND THE REASON FOR BELIEVING THAT THE CLAIM SHOULD HAVE FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION.