Prisoners of War and Enemy Aliens Act, 1956

Military tribunal in case of charge against interned enemy alien.

7.—(1) Where an interned enemy alien is charged with any offence (whether committed before or after the commencement of internment) which, apart from a direction under this section, would be dealt with by a court under the Courts of Justice Acts, 1924 to 1953, the Minister, if he so thinks fit, may direct in writing that the charge shall be dealt with by a military tribunal, and the charge shall thereupon be dealt with, subject to the regulations under this section, by a military tribunal and not otherwise.

(2) The Minister may make regulations for giving effect to this section and the regulations may, in particular, provide for the type and constitution of the relevant military tribunals and the procedure to be followed by them.