10 U.S. Code § 823 - Art. 23. Who may convene special courts-martial
(a) Special courts-martial may be convened by—
(2) the commanding officer of a district, garrison, fort, camp, station, Air Force base, auxiliary air field, or other place where members of the Army or the Air Force are on duty;
(3) the commanding officer of a brigade, regiment, detached battalion, or corresponding unit of the Army;
(5) the commanding officer of any naval or Coast Guard vessel, shipyard, base, or station; the commanding officer of any Marine brigade, regiment, detached battalion, or corresponding unit; the commanding officer of any Marine barracks, wing, group, separate squadron, station, base, auxiliary air field, or other place where members of the Marine Corps are on duty;
(6) the commanding officer of any separate or detached command or group of detached units of any of the armed forces placed under a single commander for this purpose; or
Source(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 44.)
|Revised section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|50:587(b).||May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 23), 64 Stat. 115.|
In subsection (a)(7), the words “Secretary concerned” are substituted for the words “Secretary of a Department”.
In subsection (b), the word “If” is substituted for the word “When”. The words “if considered” are substituted for the words “when deemed”.
Transfer of Functions
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