26102426-1024. Convening of summary courts martial
A. Summary courts martial may be convened by any person who may convene a general or special court martial, the commanding officer of a brigade, regiment, detached battalion or corresponding unit of the army national guard, the commanding officer of a wing, group or separate squadron of the air national guard or the commanding officer or officer in charge of any other command if empowered by the adjutant general.
B. If only one commissioned officer is present with a command or detachment he shall be the summary court martial of that command or detachment and shall hear and determine all summary court martial cases brought before him. Summary courts martial may be convened in any case by superior competent authority if considered desirable by him. 261024