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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5525.1, "Status of Forces Policies and Information", 08/07/1979

SUMMARY: This Directive reissues DoD Directive 5525.1, January 20, 1966; establishes DoD policy and procedures on trial by foreign courts and treatment in foreign prisons of United states military personnel, nationals of the United States serving with, employed by, or accompanying the Armed Forces of the United states, and the dependents of both (hereafter referred to as United States personnel); and provides uniform reporting on the exercise of foreign criminal jurisdiction.

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Change 1, 04/09/1985
Change 2, 07/02/1997

OPR:  GC, DOD, 703-695-7157