2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 20 - Military Affairs
Article 12 - Code of Military Justice
Section 20-12-40 - Misconduct as prisoner.

NM Stat § 20-12-40 (2016) What's This?

20-12-40. Misconduct as prisoner.

Any person subject to Chapter 20 NMSA 1978 who, while in the hands of the enemy in time of war, for the purpose of securing favorable treatment by his captors, acts without proper authority in a manner contrary to law, custom or regulation, to the detriment of others of whatever nationality held by the enemy as civilian or military prisoners or while in a position of authority over such persons, maltreats them without justifiable cause shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

History: 1978 Comp., 20-12-40, enacted by Laws 1989, ch. 337, 39.

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