(1)any person who may convene a general or special court-martial;
(2)the commanding officer of a detached company, or other detachment of the Army;
(3)the commanding officer of a detached squadron or other detachment of the Air Force; or
(4)the commanding officer or officer in charge of any other command when empowered by the Secretary concerned.
(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.
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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