Military Affairs and Defense

Rhode Island Code of Military Justice

SECTION 30-13-105

§ 30-13-105. Misconduct of prisoner of war.

Any person subject to this code who, while in the hands of the enemy in time of war:

(1) For the purpose of securing favorable treatment by his or her captors, acts without proper authority in a manner contrary to law, custom, or regulation, to the detriment of others of whatever nationality held by the enemy as civilian or military prisoners; or

(2) While in a position of authority over other persons maltreats them without justifiable cause;

shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-105; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)