10 U.S. Code § 5587a - Regular Marine Corps: judge advocates

§ 5587a.
Regular Marine Corps: judge advocates

With the approval of the Secretary of the Navy, any regularofficer on the active-duty list of the Marine Corps who is qualified under section 827(b) of this title may, upon his application, be designated as a judge advocate.

(Added Pub. L. 90–179, § 5(3), Dec. 8, 1967, 81 Stat. 548; amended Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 503(30), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2913.)

1980—Pub. L. 96–513 struck out designation “(a)” before “With the approval of the Secretary”, substituted “active-duty list” for “active list”, and struck out subsec. (b) which provided that, for the purposes of determining lineal position, permanent grade, seniority in permanent grade, and eligibility for promotion, a person appointed to the active list of the Marine Corps with a view to designation as a judge advocate could be credited with the amount of service prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy, but not more than three years.

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Sept. 15, 1981, see section 701 of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.


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