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

The military judge or a summary court-martial may, for reasonable cause, grant a continuance to any party for such time, and as often, as may appear to be just.

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 Jan. 1, 2019, as designated by the President, with implementing regulations and provisions relating to applicability to various situations, see section 5542 of Pub. L. 114–328 and Ex. Ord. No. 13825, set out as notes 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.