Defence (Amendment) Act 2007

Insertion of new section: rulings and directions.

47.— The following section is inserted after section 197 of the Principal Act:

“Rulings and directions.

197A.— (1) Rulings and directions on questions of law, practice or procedure relative to the charge or trial shall be given by the military judge presiding at a court-martial.

(2) Any rulings or directions given under subsection (1) of this section shall be binding on the court-martial concerned.”.