Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1925

Repeal of sub-sections (3) and (4) of section 84 of the Principal Act.

5.—Sub-sections (3) and (4) (which relate to procedure upon investigation of a charge against an officer) of section 84 of the Principal Act as amended by section 24 of the Act of 1924 are hereby repealed, and in lieu thereof the following sub-section shall be inserted in the Principal Act after sub-section (2) of section 84 thereof, that is to say:—

“(3) If the officer investigating the charge does not dismiss the charge he shall remand the accused for trial by General Courtmartial.”