Presidential Papers, June 2015

Contents:
Author: Barack H. Obama

Show Summary

Executive Order 13696—2015 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States

June 17, 2015

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including chapter 47 of title 10, United States Code (Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 U.S.C. 801–946), and in order to prescribe amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, prescribed by Executive Order 12473 of April 13, 1984, as amended, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Part II, Part III, and Part IV of the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, are amended as described in the Annex attached and made a part of this order.

Sec. 2. These amendments shall take effect as of the date of this order, subject to the following:

(a) Nothing in these amendments shall be construed to make punishable any act done or omitted prior to the effective date of this order that was not punishable when done or omitted.

(b) Nothing in these amendments shall be construed to invalidate any nonjudicial punishment proceedings, restraint, investigation, referral of charges, trial in which arraignment occurred, or other action begun prior to the effective date of this order, and any such nonjudicial punishment, restraint, investigation, referral of charges, trial, or other action may proceed in the same manner and with the same effect as if these amendments had not been prescribed.

BARACK OBAMA

The White House,

June 17, 2015.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:15 a.m., June 19, 2015]

NOTE: This Executive order and its attached annex were published in the Federal Register on June 22.

Contents:

Related Resources

None available for this document.

Download Options


Title: Presidential Papers, June 2015

Select an option:

*Note: A download may not start for up to 60 seconds.

Email Options


Title: Presidential Papers, June 2015

Select an option:

Email addres:

*Note: It may take up to 60 seconds for for the email to be generated.

Chicago: Barack H. Obama, "Executive Order 13696—2015 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States," Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for June 2015] in Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for June 2015] (Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, June 1, 2015), Original Sources, accessed September 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYQR6ZXI7JA3F2G.

MLA: Obama, Barack H. "Executive Order 13696—2015 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States." Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for June 2015], in Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for June 2015], Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, June 1, 2015, Original Sources. 23 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYQR6ZXI7JA3F2G.

Harvard: Obama, BH, 'Executive Order 13696—2015 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States' in Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for June 2015]. cited in June 1, 2015, Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents [Collected for June 2015], U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 23 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYQR6ZXI7JA3F2G.