[USC02] 10 USC 887a: Art. 87a. Resistance, flight, breach of arrest, and escape
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10 USC 887a: Art. 87a. Resistance, flight, breach of arrest, and escape Text contains those laws in effect on January 27, 2020
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART II-PERSONNELCHAPTER 47-UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICESUBCHAPTER X-PUNITIVE ARTICLES

§887a. Art. 87a. Resistance, flight, breach of arrest, and escape

Any person subject to this chapter who-

(1) resists apprehension;

(2) flees from apprehension;

(3) breaks arrest; or

(4) escapes from custody or confinement;


shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 69 , §895; Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XI, §1112(a), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 461 ; renumbered §887a, Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LX, §5401(2), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2938 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
895 50:689. May 5, 1950, ch. 169, §1 (Art. 95), 64 Stat. 136 .

Amendments

2016-Pub. L. 114–328 renumbered section 895 of this title as this section.

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.