United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1023

Author: George W. Bush  | Date: July 24, 2008

Executive Order 13468—2008 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States,
July 24, 2008

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. Parts II and 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 30 days from the date of this order.

(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.

George W. Bush
The White House,
July 24, 2008.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 9:02 a.m., July 25, 2008]

Note: This Executive order and its attached annex were published in the Federal Register on July 28.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1023 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1023 Original Sources, accessed July 5, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=EFB9RSET9W1Z2PP.

MLA: Bush, George W. United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1023, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1023, Original Sources. 5 Jul. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=EFB9RSET9W1Z2PP.

Harvard: Bush, GW, United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1023. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1023. Original Sources, retrieved 5 July 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=EFB9RSET9W1Z2PP.