2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 20 - Military Affairs
Article 12 - Code of Military Justice
Section 20-12-58 - Arson.

NM Stat § 20-12-58 (2016) What's This?

20-12-58. Arson.

A. Any person subject to Chapter 20 NMSA 1978 who willfully and maliciously burns or sets on fire an inhabited dwelling or any other structure, movable or immovable, wherein to the knowledge of the offender there is at the time a human being, is guilty of aggravated arson and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

B. Any person subject to Chapter 20 NMSA 1978 who willfully and maliciously burns or sets fire to the property of another, except as provided in Subsection A of this section, is guilty of simple arson and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

History: 1978 Comp., 20-12-58, enacted by Laws 1989, ch. 337, 57.

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