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10 U.S. Code § 904b - Art. 104b. Unlawful enlistment, appointment, or separation

Any person subject to this chapter who effects an enlistment or appointment in or a separation from the armed forces of any person who is known to him to be ineligible for that enlistment, appointment, or separation because it is prohibited by law, regulation, or order shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 66, § 884; renumbered § 904b, Pub. L. 114–328, title LX, § 5401(1), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2938.)

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May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 84), 64 Stat. 135.

Editorial Notes

2016—Pub. L. 114–328 renumbered section 884 of this title as this section.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
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.