Sunday, October 08, 2006


Military Commissions Act of 2006 (Engrossed as Agreed to or Passed by Senate)[S.3930.ES]

Sec. 948a. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) UNLAWFUL ENEMY COMBATANT- (A) The term `unlawful enemy combatant' means--

(i) a person who has engaged in hostilities or who has purposefully and materially supported hostilities against the United States or its co-belligerents who is not a lawful enemy combatant (including a person who is part of the Taliban, al Qaeda, or associated forces); or

(ii) a person who, before, on, or after the date of the enactment of the Military Commissions Act of 2006, has been determined to be an unlawful enemy combatant by a Combatant Status Review Tribunal or another competent tribunal established under the authority of the President or the Secretary of Defense.



n 1: a human being; "there was too much for one person to do" [syn: individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul]

2: a person's body (usually including their clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person"

3: a grammatical category of pronouns and verb forms; "stop talking about yourself in the third person"


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