Military Affairs and Defense

Rhode Island Code of Military Justice

SECTION 30-13-120

§ 30-13-120. General disorders and neglect.

Though not specifically mentioned in this code, all disorders and neglects to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the state military forces, of which persons subject to this code may be guilty, shall be taken cognizance of by a general, special, or summary court-martial, according to the nature and degree of the offense, and shall be punished at the discretion of that court. However, cognizance may not be taken of, and jurisdiction may not be extended to, the crimes of murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery, maiming, sodomy, arson, extortion, assault, burglary, or housebreaking, jurisdiction of which is reserved to civil courts.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-120; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)