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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5105.70, "Appointing Authority for Military Commissions," 02/10/2004

SUMMARY:   Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense under U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 2, Clause 2; Sections 113 and 131(b)(8) of title 10, United States Code; and Military Order of November 13, 2001, "Detention, Treatment, and Trial of Certain Non-Citizens in the War Against Terrorism," this Directive establishes the position and office of the Appointing Authority for Military Commissions, with the responsibilities, functions, relationships, and authorities as prescribed in this Directive.

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OPR:  DA&M, 703-695-4281