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National Defence Act

Version of section 240.2 from 2008-07-18 to 2023-10-31:

Marginal note:Appeal against finding of unfit or not responsible

  •  (1) On the hearing of an appeal against a finding of unfit to stand trial or not responsible on account of mental disorder, the Court Martial Appeal Court shall, subject to subsection (2), direct a new trial by court martial if it allows the appeal.

  • Marginal note:Finding after close of case for prosecution

    (2) Where the finding of unfit to stand trial was made after the close of the case for the prosecution, the Court may, notwithstanding that the finding is proper, allow the appeal, set aside the finding and enter a finding of not guilty on any charge if it is of the opinion that the accused should have been acquitted on the charge at the close of the case for the prosecution.

  • 1991, c. 43, s. 26
  • 2008, c. 29, s. 26
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