2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 20 - Military Affairs
Article 12 - Code of Military Justice
Section 20-12-31 - Releasing prisoner without proper authority.

NM Stat § 20-12-31 (2016) What's This?

20-12-31. Releasing prisoner without proper authority.

Any person subject to Chapter 20 NMSA 1978 who, without proper authority, releases any prisoner committed to his charge or who through neglect or design suffers any such prisoner to escape shall be punished as a court-martial may direct, whether or not the prisoner was committed in strict compliance with law.

History: 1978 Comp., 20-12-31, enacted by Laws 1989, ch. 337, 30.

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