5924.31 Self-incrimination.

(A) No person subject to this code may compel any other person to incriminate the other person or to answer any question, the answer to which may tend to incriminate the other person.

(B) No person subject to this code may interrogate or request any statement from an accused or a person suspected of an offense, without first informing the accused or person suspected of the nature of the accusation and advising the accused or person suspected that the accused or person suspected does not have to make any statement regarding the offense of which the accused or person suspected is accused or suspected and that any statement made by the accused or person suspected may be used as evidence against the accused or person suspected in a trial by court-martial.

(C) No person subject to this code may compel any other person to make a statement or produce evidence before any court-martial if the statement or evidence is not material to the issue and may tend to degrade the other person.

(D) No statement obtained from any person in violation of this section, or through the use of coercion, unlawful influence, or unlawful inducement may be received in evidence against the person in a trial by court-martial.

Cite as R.C. § 5924.31

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.138, HB 490, §1, eff. 9/28/2012.

Effective Date: 10-10-1961