[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 32, Volume 6]
[Revised as of July 1, 2004]
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TITLE 32-NATIONAL DEFENSE
CHAPTER XVI--SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM
PART 1636_CLASSIFICATION OF CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS--Table of Contents
Sec. 1636.1 Purpose; definitions.
1636.1 Purpose; definitions.
1636.2 The claim of conscientious objection.
1636.3 Basis for classification in Class 1-A-0.
1636.4 Basis for classification in Class 1-0.
1636.5 Exclusion from Class 1-A-0 and Class 1-0.
1636.6 Analysis of belief.
1636.8 Considerations relevant to granting or denying a claim for
classification as a conscientious objector.
1636.9 Types of decisions.
1636.10 Statement of reasons for denial.
Authority: Military Selective Service Act, 50 U.S.C. App. 451 et
seq.; E.O. 11623.
Source: 47 FR 4655, Feb. 1, 1982, unless otherwise noted.
(a) The provisions of this part govern the consideration of a claim
by a registrant for classification in Class 1-A-0 (Sec. 1630.11 of this
chapter), or Class 1-0 (Sec. 1630.17 of this chapter).
(b) The definitions of this paragraph shall apply in the
interpretation of the provisions of this part:
(1) Crystallization of a Registrant's Beliefs. The registrant's
becoming conscious of the fact that he is opposed to participation in
war in any form.
(2) Noncombatant Service. Service in any unit of the Armed Forces
which is unarmed at all times; any other military assignment not
requiring the bearing of arms or the use of arms in combat or training
in the use of arms.
(3) Noncombatant Training. Any training which is not concerned with
the study, use, or handling of arms or other implements of warfare
designed to destroy human life.