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§15-1E-106. Misconduct of a prisoner.
Any person subject to this article who, while in the hands of the enemy:

(1) For the purpose of securing favorable treatment by his captors acts without proper authority in a manner contrary to law, custom or regulation, to the detriment of others held by the enemy as civilian or military prisoners; or

(2) While in a position of authority over such persons maltreats them without justifiable cause; shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.