10 U.S. Code § 5944 - Marine Corps officers: limitation on power to command

Officers of the Marine Corps may not command vessels or naval shipyards.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 371.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
5944 34 U.S.C. 713. R.S. 1617.

The words “of the United States” are omitted as surplusage. The word “command” is substituted for the words “exercise command over any”.

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