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Executive Order 10628--Restoring limitations upon punishments for violations of articles 82, 85, 86(3), 87, 90, 91(1) and (2), 113, and 115 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10628 of Aug. 5, 1955, appear at 20 FR 5741, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 265, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by Article 56 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (established by the Act of May 5, 1950, 64 Stat. 107), and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. The suspension of limitations upon punishments for violations of Articles 82, 85, 86(3), 87, 90, 91(1) and (2), 113, and 115 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, made by Executive Order No. 10247 of May 29, 1951, is hereby terminated as to offenses committed after the effective date of this order.

2. Punishments for offenses in violation of these Articles by persons under the command of, or within any area controlled by, the Commander-in-Chief, Far East, or any of his successors in command, committed on and after the effective date of this order shall be subject to the limitations prescribed by the Table of Maximum Punishments, paragraph 127c, Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1951, as amended by paragraphs 2 and 3 of Executive Order No. 10565 of September 28, 1954.

3. This order shall become effective on the twentieth day after the date thereof.


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