The President, during a war or national emergency, may suspend any provision of the preceding sections of this chapter. Such a suspension may not continue beyond September 30 of the fiscal year following that in which the war or national emergency ends.
10 U.S. Code § 8103 - Suspension: preceding sections
1991—Pub. L. 102–190 substituted “The President” for “(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the President” and struck out subsec. (b) which authorized President to suspend provisions of sections 5442, 5443, and 5444 of this title only during war or national emergency declared by Congress or President after May 5, 1954.
1980—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–513 struck out “relating to officers serving in grades above lieutenant in the Navy or captain in the Marine Corps” after “and 5444 of this title”.
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–273 substituted “September” for “June”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.