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National Defence Act

Version of section 179 from 2014-06-01 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Courts martial

  •  (1) A court martial has the same powers, rights and privileges — including the power to punish for contempt — as are vested in a superior court of criminal jurisdiction with respect to

    • (a) the attendance, swearing and examination of witnesses;

    • (b) the production and inspection of documents;

    • (c) the enforcement of its orders; and

    • (d) all other matters necessary or proper for the due exercise of its jurisdiction.

  • Marginal note:Military judges

    (2) Subsection (1) applies to a military judge performing a judicial duty under this Act other than presiding at a court martial.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 179
  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (1st Supp.), s. 56
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 42
  • 2013, c. 24, s. 49(E)

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