10 U.S. Code § 883. Art. 83. Malingering

Any person subject to this chapter who, with the intent to avoid work, duty, or service—
(1)
feigns illness, physical disablement, mental lapse, or mental derangement; or
(2)
intentionally inflicts self-injury;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 883 was renumbered section 904a of this title.

Effective Date

Section 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.