Military Affairs and Defense

Rhode Island Code of Military Justice

SECTION 30-13-67

§ 30-13-67. Approval by convening authority.

In acting on the findings and sentence of a court-martial, the convening authority may approve only such findings of guilty, and the sentence or such a part or amount of the sentence, as he or she finds correct in law and fact and as he or she in his or her discretion determines should be approved. Unless the convening authority indicates otherwise, approval of the sentence is approval of the findings and sentence.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-67; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)