convening order

Definition of "convening order"
  1. A document establishing a court-martial, specifying its type, meeting time and place, members, counsel, and authorizing authority
How to use "convening order" in a sentence
  1. The convening order issued for the court-martial provided all necessary details.
  2. He received the convening order which spelled out the date and location of the court-martial.
  3. The command issued a convening order to formally start the court-martial procedure.

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