§ 30-13-35 Forwarding of charges.
When a person is held for trial by general court-martial, the commanding officer shall, within eight (8) days after the accused is ordered into arrest or confinement, if practicable, forward the charges, together with the investigation and allied papers, to the governor. If that is not practicable, the commanding officer shall report, in writing, to the governor the reasons for delay.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-35; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)