10 U.S. Code § 840 - Art. 40. Continuances

§ 840.
Art. 40. Continuances

The military judge or a court-martial without a military judge may, for reasonable cause, grant a continuance to any party for such time, and as often, as may appear to be just.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 51; Pub. L. 90–632, § 2(16), Oct. 24, 1968, 82 Stat. 1339; Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LVII, § 5223, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2909.)
Amendment of Section

Pub. L. 114–328, Dec. 23, 2016, div. E, title LVII, § 5223, title LXIII, § 5542, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2909, 2967, provided that, effective on the date designated by the President, not later than the first day of the first calendar month beginning two years after Dec. 23, 2016, with implementing regulations prescribed by the President not later than one year after Dec. 23, 2016, and with provisions relating to applicability to various situations, this section is amended by striking “court-martial without a military judge” and inserting “summary court-martial”. See 2016 Amendment note below.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

840

50:615.

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 40), 64 Stat. 121.

Amendments

2016—Pub. L. 114–328 substituted “summary court-martial” for “court-martial without a military judge”.

1968—Pub. L. 90–632 inserted reference to military judge.

Effective Date of 2016 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–328 effective on the date designated by the President, not later than the first day of the first calendar month beginning two years after Dec. 23, 2016, with implementing regulations prescribed by the President not later than one year after Dec. 23, 2016, and with provisions relating to applicability to various situations, see section 5542 of Pub. L. 114–328, set out as a note under section 801 of this title.

Effective Date of 1968 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 90–632 effective first day of tenth month following October 1968, see section 4 of Pub. L. 90–632, set out as a note under section 801 of this title.

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