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Must Read: FM 27-5 (1947 ed.)
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FM 27-5 (1947 ed); page 20; paragraph 12(c)

c. Establishment of courts and administration of law. CA/MG personnel are charged with the following:

  1. Establishment and administration of military commissions, provost courts, and special military government courts, and their jurisdiction and procedure.
  2. Supervision, control, or closing, if necessary, of local, criminal, and civil courts.
  3. Supervision of members of the local bar.
  4. Decisions as to modifications or suspension of local criminal and civil laws.
  5. General legal ad vice and assistance on all aspects of the occupation.
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