Title 3— The President Executive Order 13593 of December 13, 2011 2011 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including chapter 47 of title 10, United States Code (Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 U.S.C. 801-946), and in order to prescribe amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, prescribed by Executive Order 12473, as amended, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Parts III and IV of the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, are amended as described in the Annex attached and made a part of this order. Sec. 2. These amendments shall take effect 30 days from the date of this order.

(a) Nothing in these amendments shall be construed to make punishable any act done or omitted prior to the effective date of this order that was not punishable when done or omitted.

(b) Nothing in these amendments shall be construed to invalidate any nonjudicial punishment proceedings, restraint, investigation, referral of charges, trial in which arraignment occurred, or other action begun prior to the effective date of this order, and any such nonjudicial punishment, restraint, investigation, referral of charges, trial, or other action may proceed in the same manner and with the same effect as if these amendments had not been prescribed.

OB#1.EPS THE WHITE HOUSE, December 13, 2011. Billing code 3295-F2-P ED16DE11.011 ED16DE11.012 ED16DE11.013 ED16DE11.014 ED16DE11.015 ED16DE11.016 ED16DE11.017 ED16DE11.018 ED16DE11.019 ED16DE11.020 ED16DE11.021 ED16DE11.022 [FR Doc. 2011-32486 Filed 12-15-11; 11:15 am] Billing code 5000-04-C