2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 20 - Military Affairs
Article 12 - Code of Military Justice
Section 20-12-6 - Limitation on punishments.

NM Stat § 20-12-6 (2016) What's This?

20-12-6. Limitation on punishments.

A. Except when the militia is in actual service in time of war or public danger, no punishment imposed by court martial shall exceed that prescribed for a misdemeanor. Imposition of a punitive discharge or a forfeiture of pay or a fine in addition to confinement shall not be deemed to make the offense a felony.

B. Subject to the limitation in Subsection A of this section and the jurisdictional punishment limitation for a special or a summary court-martial, the Maximum Punishment Chart, Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1984, Appendix 12, shall establish the maximum punishment for a specific offense.

History: 1978 Comp., 20-12-6, enacted by Laws 1987, ch. 318, 91; 1989, ch. 337, 9.

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