Military Affairs and Defense

Rhode Island Code of Military Justice

SECTION 30-13-5

§ 30-13-5. Territorial applicability of code.

(a) This code applies throughout the state. It also applies to all persons otherwise subject to this code while they are serving outside the state, and while they are going to, and returning from, service outside the state, in the same manner, and to the same extent, as if they were serving inside the state.

(b) Courts-martial and courts of inquiry may be convened and held in units of the state military forces while those units are serving outside the state with the same jurisdiction and powers as to persons subject to this code as if the proceedings were held inside the state and offenses committed outside the state may be tried and punished either inside or outside the state.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-5; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)