10 U.S. Code § 813 - Art. 13. Punishment prohibited before trial
No person, while being held for trial, may be subjected to punishment or penalty other than arrest or confinement upon the charges pending against him, nor shall the arrest or confinement imposed upon him be any more rigorous than the circumstances require to insure his presence, but he may be subjected to minor punishment during that period for infractions of discipline.
Source(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 41; Pub. L. 97–81, § 3,Nov. 20, 1981, 95 Stat. 1087.)
|Revised section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|813||50:567.||May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 13), 64 Stat. 112.|
The words “the provisions of” are omitted as surplusage. The word “results” is changed to the singular. The word “may” is substituted for the word “shall”.
1981—Pub. L. 97–81substituted “No person, while being held for trial, may be subjected” for “Subject to section 857 of this title (article 57), no person, while being held for trial or the result of trial, may be subjected”.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 97–81to take effect at the end of the 60-day period beginning on Nov. 20, 1981, and to apply to each person held as the result of a court-martial sentence announced on or after that date, see section 7(a) and (b)(2) ofPub. L. 97–81, set out as an Effective Date note under section 706 of this title.
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