[USC02] 10 USC 855: Art. 55. Cruel and unusual punishments prohibited
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10 USC 855: Art. 55. Cruel and unusual punishments prohibited Text contains those laws in effect on September 24, 2020
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART II-PERSONNELCHAPTER 47-UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICESUBCHAPTER VIII-SENTENCES
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§855. Art. 55. Cruel and unusual punishments prohibited

Punishment by flogging, or by branding, marking, or tattooing on the body, or any other cruel or unusual punishment, may not be adjudged by any court-martial or inflicted upon any person subject to this chapter. The use of irons, single or double, except for the purpose of safe custody, is prohibited.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 56 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
855 50:636. May 5, 1950, ch. 169, §1 (Art. 55), 64 Stat. 126 .

The word "may" is substituted for the word "shall".