10 U.S. Code § 901 - Art. 101. Improper use of countersign

Any person subject to this chapter who in time of war discloses the parole or countersign to any person not entitled to receive it or who gives to another who is entitled to receive and use the parole or countersign a different parole or countersign from that which, to his knowledge, he was authorized and required to give, shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 70.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

901

50:695.

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 101), 64 Stat. 137.