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National Defence Act

Version of section 196.1 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-07-17:

Marginal note:Dissolution when number of members reduced

  •  (1) Where, after an accused person has made a plea but before the court martial pronounces its finding, a member of the panel of the court martial dies or is for any reason unable to continue to act, the court martial is dissolved.

  • Marginal note:Illness of accused

    (2) Where, on account of the illness of an accused person, it is impossible to continue the trial of that person, the court martial is dissolved.

  • Marginal note:Unfit to stand trial

    (3) Where a court martial finds, under subsection 198(2), that an accused person is unfit to stand trial and it completes the proceedings under subsection 200(2), the court martial is dissolved.

  • Marginal note:Effect of dissolution

    (4) Where a court martial is dissolved pursuant to this section, the accused person may be dealt with as if the trial had never commenced.

  • 1998, c. 35, s. 47
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