United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Mar 23, 2023
Art. 96. Release of prisoner without authority; drinking with prisoner
Any person subject to this chapter—
who, without authority to do so, releases a prisoner; or
who, through neglect or design, allows a prisoner to escape;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct, whether or not the prisoner was committed in strict compliance with the law.
Any person subject to this chapter who unlawfully drinks any alcoholic beverage with a prisoner shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 69; Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LX, § 5413,
Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2944.)
cite as: 10 USC 896