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    10 USC Sec. 808                                             01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES
    Subtitle A - General Military Law
    PART II - PERSONNEL
    CHAPTER 47 - UNIFORM CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE
    SUBCHAPTER II - APPREHENSION AND RESTRAINT

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    Sec. 808. Art. 8. Apprehension of deserters

STATUTE

      Any civil officer having authority to apprehend offenders under
    the laws of the United States or of a State, Commonwealth,
    possession, or the District of Columbia may summarily apprehend a
    deserter from the armed forces and deliver him into the custody of
    those forces.

SOURCE

    (Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 40; Pub. L. 109-163, div. A,
    title X, Sec. 1057(a)(4), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3440.)

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES --------------------------------------------------------------------

     Revised         Source (U.S. Code)           Source (Statutes at
     section                                             Large)
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    808          50:562.                       May 5, 1950, ch. 169,
                                                Sec. 1 (Art. 8), 64
                                                Stat. 111.
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      The word "may" is substituted for the words "It shall be lawful
    for * * * to". The words "a State, Territory, Commonwealth, or
    possession, or the District of Columbia" are substituted for the
    words "any State, District, Territory, or possession of the United
    States". The words "of the United States", before the words "and
    deliver", are omitted as surplusage. The words "those forces" are
    substituted for the words "the armed forces of the United States",
    after the words "custody of".
                                AMENDMENTS
      2006 - Pub. L. 109-163 substituted "Commonwealth, possession,"
    for "Territory, Commonwealth, or possession,".
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