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48-2403.(KCMJ Art. 20) Jurisdiction of summary courts-martial. (a) Summary courts-martial have jurisdiction to try persons subject to this code, except officers, for any offense made punishable by this code.

(b) No person with respect to whom summary courts-martial have jurisdiction may be brought to trial before a summary court-martial if he or she objects thereto. If objection to trial by summary court-martial is made by an accused, trial shall be ordered by general court-martial or special court-martial.

(c) A summary court-martial may sentence to a fine of not more than $50 for a single offense, to forfeiture of pay not to exceed 1/2 of one month's pay for two months and to reduction of enlisted persons to a lower grade.

History: L. 1972, ch. 203, § 48-2403; L. 1988, ch. 191, § 15; July 1.



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