10 U.S. Code § 824 - Art. 24. Who may convene summary courts-martial
(a) Summary courts-martial may be convened by—
(b) When only one commissioned officer is present with a command or detachment he shall be the summary court-martial of that command or detachment and shall hear and determine all summary court-martial cases brought before him. Summary courts-martial may, however, be convened in any case by superior competent authority when considered desirable by him.
Source(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 45.)
|Revised section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|50:588(b).||May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 24), 64 Stat. 116.|
In subsection (a)(4), the words “Secretary concerned” are substituted for the words “Secretary of a Department”.
In subsection (b), the words “only one commissioned” are substituted for the words “but one” for clarity. The word “considered” is substituted for the word “deemed”.
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