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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 039 : COURTS-MARTIAL

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 943)
  • § 943. Sentence; warrant for commitment

    Courts-martial, including summary courts, may sentence to confinement in lieu of fines imposed, provided that such sentence of confinement shall not exceed one day for each dollar of such fine. The warrant for commitment to the custody of the commissioner of corrections shall be substantially in the following form:

    STATE OF VERMONT,                                     To any sheriff or constable in the state,

    .................... County, ss.          }                                    Greeting:

        WHEREAS  ...................................................... of  ........................................................

    in the county of .................... a (state rank)  .................... of (state organization)  .................... of the national guard, was on the .................... day of  .................... 20  ......., by a court-martial duly appointed and acting under authority of law, adjudged guilty of a military offense, viz.: (describe the offense) and sentenced to pay a fine of  ............... dollars and  ............... cents. And whereas  such sentence has been duly approved and such fine has not been paid or remitted, now therefore:

       BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF VERMONT you are hereby commanded to take the body of the said  .................... .................... and commit him or  her to the custody of the commissioner of corrections, who is hereby commanded to receive the body of the said  ........................................................... and him or her  safely keep for the term of  .................... days, unless sooner discharged according to law.

      Fail not, but service and return make according to law.

      Dated at  .................... in the county of  ........................ this …………................ day of  .......................... 20  .........

                                                           …………………………………………………………..

                                                           President of Court-Martial, or Summary Court. 

    (Amended 1967, No. 345 (Adj. Sess.), § 30, eff. April 1, 1969.)