||192 LAWS OP UTAH. vacancy, until superseded in regular course of election or the return of the absent officer: Provided, That the officer next in rank, present at the'time the vacancy occurs, may assume command, until the action of the Lieutenant General on the subject. Sec. 13.-All officers shall be commissioned by the Governor, when the commands to which they are elected are filled. Sec. 14.-Precedence of corps shall be as follows, viz:-1st Light artillery; 2nd Cavalry; 3d Heavy Artillery; 4th Infantry. Platoons in Compauies; Companies in Battalions; Battalions in Regiments; Brigades or Districts; and Regiments in Brigades or Districts; of one corps, shall take precedence from right to left, unless temporarily changed for manoeuvring. This arrangement shall be conductedunder the supervision of their immediae commanders. The numbers and titles of Divisions, Brigades, Regiments and independent Battalions shall be given by the Lieutenant General. Precedence of officers shall be:-First, according to the corps named in their commission, when of the same grade and corps, according to the date of commission; and when of the same grade, corps and date of commission, reference shall be had to the rank of the Platoon, Company, Battalion, Regiment, Brigade, Division, District, Department or Staff in which such officers serve, and the rank decided accordingly. Staffs shall take precedence according to the rank of their commanding officers, Departments according to the rank of their respective chiefs, as designated in the Staff of the Lieutenant General. Sec. 15.-The Lieutenant General shall organize Military Districts at his discretion, appoint the times of District Musters, and create and fill, by appointment, any Staff offices not herein provided for, that he may deem necessary. Sec. 16.-Subordinate Commanders in districts are required to furnish the ranking officer of each district with correct returns and muster rolls of district musters and courts martial, with a full account of the arms, ammunition, equipage, &c, on hand, who shall forward the same to the Adjutant General within tweuty days after each muster and court martial. Each commanding officer, from the Lieutenant of a platoon to the General of a Division, shall keep constantly on hand a correct record of the strength, condition and doings of his command. Sec. 17.-It shall be the duty of the Lieutenant of each platoon to inspect his platoon once a month, for the purpose of ascertaining the condition of the arms, ammunition and equipage of his platoon. Voluntary Company, Battalion or Regimntal musters and drills iaay be held at the discretion of the several corp3, and the fines lor such controlled by them for their benefit. Sec. 18.-On the publication of orders for musters, the Lieutenant of each platooa shall proceed at once to notify his men. Sec. 19.-Fines for neglecting to appear at district musters shall be assessed by courts martial, composed of not exceeding five commissioned officers to each, detailed by District Commanders, at the rate of not more than five dollars for non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates, and not exceeding ten dollars for com-. missioned officers. District Commanders shall be neld responsible, and demand from subordinate Commanders a similar responsibility to them, that such fines are collected and paid into the Territorial Treasury. Sec. 20.-Any person enrolled and failing to provide arms, accoutrements and ammunition suitable to his corps, where he has had an opportunity of so doing, shall be fined as a delinquent for non-attendance. Any person having disposed of his arms, accoutrements or ammunition, so as to leave. himself unprovided, shall, upon conviction before a court martial, be fined in twice the amount of the value "of such, which amount shall be paid into the Territorial Treasury. Sec. 21.-Courts Martial, detailed by district Commanders, shall take cognizance of and punish by fine all breaches of good dicipiine within their jurisdiction. Sec. 22.-Commissioned officers shall not be dismissed the service, except by the sentence of a General Court Martial, but may be suspended by their commanding officers until the decision of a General Court Martial, or release from such suspen* sion by the Lieutenant General. Disrespect to a superior officer, immoral conduct, neglect of duty and incompetency are each sufficient cause for the dismissal of an officer. Sec. 23.-General Courts Martial shall be detailed by the Lieutenant General; and shall have jurisdiction in all cases arising under the military laws of the Territory, and to try any officer when the President of the Court ranks the officer on trial. Sec. 24.-Resignation of officers shall be forwarded through the Commander of the District to the Lieutenant General, but no officer shall be permitted to vacate his office until his resignation is accepted. All vacancies, hosowever they may occur, shall be reported to the Adjutant General's office, and the filling of such vacancies determined by the Lieutenant General.