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National Defence Act

Version of section 165 from 2018-09-01 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Charge must be preferred

  •  (1) A person may be tried by court martial only if a charge against the person is preferred by the Director of Military Prosecutions.

  • Marginal note:Meaning of prefer

    (2) For the purposes of this Act, a charge is preferred when the charge sheet in respect of the charge is signed by the Director of Military Prosecutions, or an officer authorized by the Director of Military Prosecutions to do so, and filed with the Court Martial Administrator.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 165
  • 1992, c. 16, s. 2
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 42
  • 2013, c. 24, s. 37

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