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  40.173.  Record of proceedings authentication — verbatim, record not required when — copy to be furnished accused, when. — 1.  Each general court-martial shall keep a separate record of the proceedings of the trial of each case brought before it and the record shall be authenticated by the signature of the military judge.  If the record cannot be authenticated by the military judge by reason of the judge's death, disability, or absence, it shall be authenticated by the signature of the trial counsel or by a member of the court-martial if the trial counsel is unable to authenticate it by reason of his death, disability, or absence.  If the proceedings have resulted in an acquittal of all charges and specifications or in a sentence not including discharge and not in excess of that which may otherwise be adjudged by a special court-martial, the record need not contain a verbatim account of the proceedings and testimony before the court, but shall contain such matters as the governor may by regulation prescribe.

  2.  Each special and summary courts-martial shall keep a separate record of the proceedings in each case, which record shall contain such matter and shall be authenticated in such manner as the governor may by regulation prescribe.

  3.  A copy of the record of the proceedings of each general and special court-martial shall be given to the accused as soon as it is authenticated.  If a verbatim record of trial by general court-martial is not required by subsection l of this section, but has been made, the accused may buy such a record under such regulations as the governor may prescribe.


(L. 1984 H.B. 1035 § 55)

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