A Text Book of Military Law

A Text Book of Military Law

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...with, a soldier forfeits the whole of his former service, and is liable to serve for the term of his original enlistment, reckoned from the date of his conviction, or of the order dispensing with trial. A court martial may recommend that all or any part of this should be restored. Staent A man who belonS8 t0 tne regular forces, the A. D. A. 13. reserve, or the militia, who, without having been first regularly discharged, enlists in the regular forces; or--Who, belonging to the regulars, improperly enlists or enrols himself in the militia, reserve forces or the royal navy, is deemed to be guilty of fraudulent enlistment. Punishment--for first offence, imprisonment or less; for subsequent offence, penal servitude or less. Any number of fraudulent enlistments may be the subject of a single arraignment. Note above as to forfeiture of service. Observe, that a man belonging to one regiment enlisting in another, now constitutes "fraudulent enlistment," not desertion, as was formerly the case. A. D. A. 14. Assisting to desert, or conniving at desertion. Punishment--imprisonment or less. A. D. A. 15. Absence without leave. Failing to appear at parade, or leaving it without permission. Going beyond fixed limits of camp or garrison without pass (soldiers only). Absence from school without leave (soldiers only). Punishment--officer, cashiering or less; soldier, imprisonment or less. A.D. A. 46. For absence without leave, a commanding officer can give imprisonment not exceeding twenty-one days, but limited, as if exceeding seven days, not to exceed the term of absence. If absence was over seven days, the accused may demand evidence to be taken on oath. If commanding officer award over seven days' imprisonment, he cannot also order a minor punishment...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236647602
  • 9781236647603