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§ 826a.
Art. 26a. Military magistrates
(a)
Qualifications.—
A military magistrate shall be a commissioned officer of the armed forces who—
(1)
is a member of the bar of a Federal court or a member of the bar of the highest court of a State; and
(2)
is certified to be qualified, by reason of education, training, experience, and judicial temperament, for duty as a military magistrate by the Judge Advocate General of the armed force of which the officer is a member.
(b)
Duties.—
In accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary concerned, in addition to duties when designated under section 819 or 830a of this title (article 19 or 30a), a military magistrate may be assigned to perform other duties of a nonjudicial nature.
(Added Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LV, § 5185, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2901.)
cite as: 10 USC 826a