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SECTION 130.24
Who may convene summary courts-martial
Military (MIL) CHAPTER 36, ARTICLE 7, PART 5
§ 130.24. Who may convene summary courts-martial. (a) Summary
courts-martial may be convened by--

(1) any person who may convene a general or special court-martial;

(2) the commanding officer of a detached or separate company or
corresponding unit or other detachment of a force of the organized

(3) the commanding officer or officer in charge of any other command
when empowered by the adjutant general.

(b) When but one officer is present with a command or detachment he
shall be the summary court-martial of that command or detachment and
shall hear and determine all summary court-martial cases brought before
him. Summary courts-martial may, however, be convened in any case by
superior competent authority when deemed desirable by him.