Defence (Amendment) Act 2007

Amendment of section 187 of Principal Act (convening of courts-martial).

37.— The following section is substituted for section 187 of the Principal Act:

“Convening of courts-martial.

187.— (1) Where the Director directs that a specified offence or offences be tried by court-martial, the Court-Martial Administrator shall, subject to the directions of the Director, convene a general court-martial or limited court-martial, or refer the matter for trial by summary court-martial.

(2) A court-martial may sit in any place whether within or outside the State.”.