Oregon Statutes - Chapter 398 - Military Justice - Section 398.338 - Mutiny or sedition.

(1) Any person subject to this chapter who:

(a) With intent to usurp or override lawful military authority refuses, in concert with another, to obey orders or otherwise do the personís duty or creates any violence or disturbance is guilty of mutiny;

(b) With intent to cause the overthrow or destruction of lawful civil authority, creates, in concert with any other person, revolt, violence or other disturbance against that authority is guilty of sedition;

(c) Fails to do the utmost to prevent and suppress a mutiny or sedition being committed in the presence of the person, or fails to take all reasonable means to inform a superior commissioned officer or commanding officer of a mutiny or sedition which the person knows or has reason to believe is taking place, is guilty of a failure to suppress or report a mutiny or sedition.

(2) A person who is found guilty of attempted mutiny, mutiny, sedition or failure to suppress or report a mutiny or sedition, shall be punished as a court-martial may direct. [1961 c.454 §170]

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