280 (2) perform such other duties as the Secretary prescribes, (c) The compensation of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for A i r is that prescribed by law for assistant secretaries of executive departments. § 5036. Secretary of the Navy: succession to duties (a) When there is a vacancy in the Office of Secretary of the Navy, or during the absence or disability of the Secretary, the Under Secretary of the Navy, and, in the order prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy, the Assistant Secretaries of the Navy and the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air succeed to the duties of the Secretary. I f the Secretary does not prescribe an order for succession to his duties by the Assistant Secretaries and the Assistant Secretary for Air, they succeed to those duties in the order in which they took office as Assistant Secretaries. (b) During the temporary absence of the officials named in subsection (a), the Chief of Naval Operations or, in his absence, the Vice Chief of Naval Operations succeeds to the duties of the Secretary.
CHAPTER 507.—OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE NAVY Sec.
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Comptroller of the Navy: appointment; functions. Deputy Comptroller: pay and allowances. Office of Budget and Reports: duties. Office of Budget and Reports: Director; Assistant.
Comptroller of the Navy: appointment; functions
(a) Subject to the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Navy shall have the following matters in the Department of the Navy organized and conducted consistently with the operations of the Office of the Comptroller of the Department of Defense: (1) Budgeting. (2) Accounting. (3) Progress and statistical reporting. (4) Internal audit. (5) Administrative organization structure, and managerial procedures, relating to the matters covered by clauses (l) - (4). (b) There are a Comptroller of the Navy and a Deputy Comptroller of the Navy in the Department of the Navy. They shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Navy. The Secretary may appoint either civilian or military personnel to these offices. I f either the Comptroller or the Deputy Comptroller is not a civilian, the other must be a civilian. (c) Subject to the authority of the Secretary of the Navy, the Comptroller is responsible for the matters in the Department of the Navy named in subsection (a)(l) - (5). (d) The Comptroller is under the direction and supervision of, and is directly responsible to, either the Secretary of the Navy, the Under Secretary, or an Assistant Secretary. However, this subsection does not prevent the Comptroller from having concurrent responsibility to the Chief of Naval Operations, the Vice Chief of Naval Operations, or a Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, if the Secretary so prescribes.