Naval History of the United States; From the Commencement of the Revolutionary War to the Present Time Volume 2

Naval History of the United States; From the Commencement of the Revolutionary War to the Present Time Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1814 edition. Excerpt: ...been approved by the proper authority, nor will I at any time divulge or disclose the vote or opinion of any particular member of the court unless required so to do before a court of justice in due course of law." This oath or affirmation being duly administered, the President is authorised and required to administer the following oath or affirmation to the judge advocate, or person officiating as such. "I, A. B. do swear or affirm, that I will keep a true record of the evidence given to and the proceedings of this court; nor will I divulge or by any means disclose the sentence of the court, until it shall have been approved by the proper authority; nor will I at any time divulge or disclose the vote or opinion of any particular member of the court, unless required so to do before a court of justice in due course of law." XXXVII. All testimony given to a general court martial shall be on oath or affirmation, which the President of the court is hereby authorised to administer: and if any person shall refuse to give his evidence as aforesaid, or shall prevaricate, or shall behave with contempt to the court, it shall and may be lawful for the court to imprison such offender at their discretion; provided that the imprisonment in no case shall exceed two months: And every person who shall commit wilful perjury on examination on oatli or affirmation hefore such court, or who shall corruptly procure, or suborn any person to commit such wilful perjury, shall and may be prosecuted by indictment or information, in any court of justice of the United States, and shall suffer such penalties as are authorised by the laws of the United States in cases of perjury or the subornation thereof. And in every prosecution for perjury or the subornation...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236620682
  • 9781236620682