10 U.S. Code § 821. Art. 21. Jurisdiction of courts-martial not exclusive

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The provisions of this chapter conferring jurisdiction upon courts-martial do not deprive military commissions, provost courts, or other military tribunals of concurrent jurisdiction with respect to offenders or offenses that by statute or by the law of war may be tried by military commissions, provost courts, or other military tribunals. This section does not apply to a military commission established under chapter 47A of this title.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 44; Pub. L. 109–366, § 4(a)(2), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2631.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

821

50:581.

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 21), 64 Stat. 115.

The words “do not deprive” are substituted for the words “shall not be construed as depriving”. The words “with respect to” are substituted for the words “in respect of”.

Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–366 inserted last sentence.