Public Papers - 1991
White House Statement on the Executive Order Amending the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1984
The President today signed an Executive order entitled ``Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1984.''
This order amends the rules for Courts-Martial relating to pretrial investigations, discovery, and procedure; pretrial agreement negotiations; speedy trial; and appellate actions. It also amends the Military Rules of Evidence relating to polygraph evidence and makes minor changes in the definition of crimes and punishments.
Note: The Executive order is listed in Appendix E at the end of this volume.