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TITLE:  DoD Directive 6000.6, "Medical Malpractice Claims Against Military and Civilian Personnel of the Armed Forces", 08/24/1977

SUMMARY: This Directive delegates authority, with the power to relegate, to the Secretaries of the Military Departments to provide relief to health care personnel of the Department of Defense from personal tort liability in connection with their authorized activities and establishes procedures to be followed in providing such relief.

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Change 1, 11/16/1994

OPR:  GC, DOD, 703-695-7157