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ACKNOWLEDGES THAT CERTAIN AMOUNTS ARE DUE INCIDENT TO YOUR RETURN TRANSPORTATION TO THE PHILIPPINES BUT HE EXPRESSES DOUBT WHETHER SUCH AMOUNTS PROPERLY ARE PAYABLE TO YOU OR TO THE SURETY THAT MADE GOOD THE LOSS YOUR ACTION OCCASIONED THE GOVERNMENT. WE ARE INSTRUCTING THE CERTIFYING OFFICER THAT YOU MAY BE REIMBURSED ANY AMOUNT DUE ON ACCOUNT OF SUCH TRANSPORTATION ONLY IF SUCH RETURN TRANSPORTATION WAS PERFORMED AFTER THE DATE FULL RESTITUTION WAS MADE BY THE SURETY COMPANY THEREBY EXTINGUISHING THE DEBT TO THE UNITED STATES AND IF THERE WAS NO REQUIREMENT UNDER THE TERMS OF THE BOND REQUIRING PAYMENT TO THE SURETY OR AN UNDERSTANDING OR AGREEMENT AT THE TIME RESTITUTION WAS MADE BY THE SURETY THAT ANY AMOUNTS WHICH LATER MIGHT BECOME DUE YOU INCIDENT TO THE EXERCISE OF YOUR RETURN TRANSPORTATION RIGHTS WOULD BE PAYABLE TO THE SURETY.

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B-156954, AUG. 25, 1965

TO MR. HUGO L. SACDALAN:

WE REFER TO YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 23, 1965, PERTAINING TO YOUR CLAIM FOR THE EXPENSE OF TRANSPORTATION FROM LAOS TO THE PHILIPPINES.

MR. CHARLES L. HAIRSTON, AUTHORIZED CERTIFYING OFFICER, U.S. AID MISSION TO LAOS, ACKNOWLEDGES THAT CERTAIN AMOUNTS ARE DUE INCIDENT TO YOUR RETURN TRANSPORTATION TO THE PHILIPPINES BUT HE EXPRESSES DOUBT WHETHER SUCH AMOUNTS PROPERLY ARE PAYABLE TO YOU OR TO THE SURETY THAT MADE GOOD THE LOSS YOUR ACTION OCCASIONED THE GOVERNMENT.

WE ARE INSTRUCTING THE CERTIFYING OFFICER THAT YOU MAY BE REIMBURSED ANY AMOUNT DUE ON ACCOUNT OF SUCH TRANSPORTATION ONLY IF SUCH RETURN TRANSPORTATION WAS PERFORMED AFTER THE DATE FULL RESTITUTION WAS MADE BY THE SURETY COMPANY THEREBY EXTINGUISHING THE DEBT TO THE UNITED STATES AND IF THERE WAS NO REQUIREMENT UNDER THE TERMS OF THE BOND REQUIRING PAYMENT TO THE SURETY OR AN UNDERSTANDING OR AGREEMENT AT THE TIME RESTITUTION WAS MADE BY THE SURETY THAT ANY AMOUNTS WHICH LATER MIGHT BECOME DUE YOU INCIDENT TO THE EXERCISE OF YOUR RETURN TRANSPORTATION RIGHTS WOULD BE PAYABLE TO THE SURETY.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR INSTRUCTIONS THE CERTIFYING OFFICER IN LAOS WILL ADVISE YOU FINALLY WHETHER PAYMENT IS BEING MADE TO YOU OR THE SURETY COMPANY INVOLVED.

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