Defence Act 1954

169A

F148 [ Trial by court-martial of treason and certain murders and attempts.

169A. (1) A person subject to military law who is accused of murder which is alleged to be murder to which section 3 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1990, applies or of an attempt to commit such a murder and is to be tried by court-martial shall be charged with murder to which that section applies or, as the case may be, with an attempt to commit such a murder, and the following provisions of that Act, namely

( a ) section 4, with the substitution of court-martial for court , and

( b ) subsection (2) of section 6, with the substitution of charged with for indicted for ,

shall apply and have effect in relation to the trial.

(2) The said section 4 shall apply and have effect, in relation to the trial of a person subject to military law who is accused of treason, with the substitution of court-martial for court . ]

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F148

Inserted (11.07.1990) by Criminal Justice Act 1990 (16/1990), s. 7 and sch. 1, para. 4(g), commenced on enactment.