Intelligence Law Glossary - Department of the Navy


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Department of the Navy

Statutory Law

50 U.S.C. § 409(b) (2010) (Title 50—Chapter 15: National Security--Subchapter B: Miscellaneous and Conforming Provisions)

The term "Department of the Navy" as used in this Act shall be construed to mean the Department of the Navy at the seat of the government; the headquarters, United States Marine Corps; the entire operating forces of the United States Navy, including naval aviation, and of the United States Marine Corps, including the reserve components of such forces; all field activities, headquarters, forces, bases, installations, activities, and functions under the control or supervision of the Department of the Navy; and the United States Coast Guard when operating as a part of the Navy pursuant to law.