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SECTION 130.31
Compulsory self-incrimination prohibited
Military (MIL) CHAPTER 36, ARTICLE 7, PART 6
§ 130.31. Compulsory self-incrimination prohibited. (a) No person
subject to this code shall compel any person to incriminate himself or
to answer any question the answer to which may tend to incriminate him.

(b) No person subject to this code shall interrogate, or request any
statement from, an accused or a person suspected of an offense without
first informing him of the nature of the accusation and advising him
that he does not have to make any statement regarding the offense of
which he is accused or suspected and that any statement made by him may
be used as evidence against him in a trial by court-martial.

(c) No person subject to this code shall compel any person to make a
statement or produce evidence before any military tribunal if the
statement or evidence is not material to the issue and may tend to
degrade him.

(d) No statement obtained from any person in violation of this
section, or through the use of coercion, unlawful influence, or unlawful
inducement shall be received in evidence against him in a trial by
court-martial.