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Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

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Defense Base Act Insurance

Worker's compensation insurance for contractor employees working overseas. required by statute (the Defense Base Act) for all contractors and subcontractors, regardless of the duration of their assignment. Not applicable to PSCs, who are covered by the Federal Employees Compensation Act (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 322).

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