Military Affairs and Defense
Rhode Island Code of Military Justice
§ 30-13-50 Refusal to appear or testify.
Any person not subject to this code who:
(1) Has been duly subpoenaed to appear as a witness or to
produce books and records before a military court or before any military or
civil officer designated to take a deposition to be read in evidence before a
(2) Has been duly paid or tendered the fees and mileage of a
witness at the rates allowed to witnesses attending the superior courts of the
(3) Willfully neglects or refuses to appear, or refuses to
qualify as a witness or to testify or to produce any evidence which that person
may have been legally subpoenaed to produce;
is guilty of an offense against the state and a military
court may punish that person in the same manner as the civil courts of the
History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-13-50; P.L. 1962, ch. 82, § 1.)