nationalsecuritylaw NDAA Implementing Procedures for Section 1022

> Today at 6:30 pm, the White House issued the following Fact Sheet and a Presidential Policy Directive that sets forth procedures implementing Section 1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2012 (which was enacted on Dec. 31, 2011). >
> This particular provision of the NDAA required military custody, pending disposition under the law of war, for a very narrow category of individuals – specifically non-U.S. citizens closely linked to Qaeda who were planning or carrying out an attack against the United States or coalition partners. Section 1022 of the NDAA also specifically authorized the President to waive the military custody requirement of Section 1022 at any time when doing so serves U.S. national security interests. Section 1022 also required the President to issue implementing procedures no later than 60 days after the law was enacted. >
> The implementing procedures are below.
NDAA Fact Sheet FINAL.pdf


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