|United States Marine Corps Regulations, Manuals, & Orders|
|Marine Corps Order (MCO)Marine Corps Order (MCO) P1050.3J - REGULATIONS FOR LEAVE, LIBERTY, AND ADMINISTRATIVE ABSENCE|
Purpose: Per article 71(c) of reference (c),service members awarded punitive discharges at courts-martial may not have the discharge executed until completion of appellate review. As outlined in article 76a of reference (c), service members sentenced by court-martial to a punitive discharge or dismissal may be allowed or required to take appellate leave while awaiting appellate review of such sentences. Appellate leave is used to remove these members from the physical presence of the command, thus promoting readiness, good order, and discipline per reference (d). Enclosure (1) is a listing of definitions and terms associated with the appellant and appellant leave.
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