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  40.112.  Compelling self-incrimination prohibited — accused person's rights — violations not admitted in evidence. — 1.  No person subject to sections 40.005 to 40.490 shall compel any person to incriminate himself or to answer any question, the answer to which may tend to incriminate the person.

  2.  No person subject to sections 40.005 to 40.490 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, that any statement made by him can and will be used as evidence against him in a trial by court-martial, that he has a right to consult with a lawyer, and that he has a right to have a lawyer present during questioning, as well as other constitutional safeguards provided for an accused person or a person suspected of an offense.

  3.  No person subject to sections 40.005 to 40.490 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 the person.

  4.  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 the person in a trial by court-martial.

  5.  The requirements of this section are binding on all persons administering sections 40.005 to 40.490 but failure to follow them does not divest a military court of jurisdiction.


(L. 1984 H.B. 1035 § 32)

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