2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 20 - Military Affairs
Article 12 - Code of Military Justice
Section 20-12-51 - Rape and carnal knowledge.
20-12-51. Rape and carnal knowledge.
A. Any person subject to Chapter 20 NMSA 1978 who commits an act of sexual intercourse with a female not his wife, by force and without her consent, is guilty of rape and shall be punished by death or other punishment as a court-martial may direct.
B. Any person subject to Chapter 20 NMSA 1978 who, under circumstances not amounting to rape, commits an act of sexual intercourse with a female not his wife who has not attained the age of sixteen years, is guilty of carnal knowledge and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
C. Penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete either of these offenses.
History: 1978 Comp., 20-12-51, enacted by Laws 1989, ch. 337, 50.
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