§15-1E-33. Forwarding of charges.
When a person is held for trial by general court-martial, the
commanding officer shall within eight days after the accused is
ordered into arrest or confinement, if practicable, forwards the
charges, together with the investigation and allied papers, to the
person exercising general court-martial jurisdiction. If that is
not practicable, the commanding officer shall report in writing to
that person the reasons for delay.