Scheme Nickname: 
Exemption from military service

This adjudication scheme involves "decid[ing] who among the registrants in the[] community will receive deferments, postponements, or exemption from military service based on the individual registrant's circumstances and beliefs." -Local Boards, Fast Facts, The Selective Service System

Selective Service is not subject to the Administration Procedures with respect to adjudications [50 U.S.C. App. 463(b)]. In addition, procedural rights are contained in [50 U.S.C. App. 472]. If a military draft were to be resumed, claims for postponements, deferments, and exemptions would be determined by Boards in accordance with the Military Selective Service Act and implementing regulations. Finally, all boards have been inactive for over 40 years.

Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 
Claims appealed to the President are heard by the National Appeal Board.
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Is this a Major Adjudication: