[USC02] 10 USC 948q: Charges and specifications
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10 USC 948q: Charges and specifications Text contains those laws in effect on November 14, 2019
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART II-PERSONNELCHAPTER 47A-MILITARY COMMISSIONSSUBCHAPTER III-PRE-TRIAL PROCEDURE

§948q. Charges and specifications

(a) Charges and Specifications.-Charges and specifications against an accused in a military commission under this chapter shall be signed by a person subject to chapter 47 of this title under oath before a commissioned officer of the armed forces authorized to administer oaths and shall state-

(1) that the signer has personal knowledge of, or reason to believe, the matters set forth therein; and

(2) that such matters are true in fact to the best of the signer's knowledge and belief.


(b) Notice to Accused.-Upon the swearing of the charges and specifications in accordance with subsection (a), the accused shall be informed of the charges and specifications against the accused as soon as practicable.

(Added Pub. L. 111–84, div. A, title XVIII, §1802, Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2579 .)

Prior Provisions

A prior section 948q, added Pub. L. 109–366, §3(a)(1), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2606 , related to charges and specifications, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 111–84.