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10 U.S. Code § 931f - Art. 131f. Noncompliance with procedural rules

Any person subject to this chapter who—
is responsible for unnecessary delay in the disposition of any case of a person accused of an offense under this chapter; or
knowingly and intentionally fails to enforce or comply with any provision of this chapter regulating the proceedings before, during, or after trial of an accused;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 69, § 898; renumbered § 931f, Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LX, § 5401(3), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2938.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 98), 64 Stat. 137.

Editorial Notes

2016—Pub. L. 114–328 renumbered section 898 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.