Defence Act 1954
F152 [ Notice.
177A. — Where a charge against a person subject to military law is —
( a ) to be investigated under section 177 by the person ’ s commanding officer or an officer appointed for that purpose by the Deputy Chief of Staff (Support), or
( b ) referred to an authorised officer for summary investigation under section 177(2)( a )(ii)(III),
the person charged shall be entitled to receive, in the prescribed manner, at least 24 hours before the charge is to be so investigated —
(i) written notice in the prescribed form of the date on which and the time and place at which the charge is to be so investigated, and
(ii) a copy of the charge sheet containing particulars of the offence concerned, a list of the witnesses who will be giving evidence against the person and, where available, an abstract of the evidence to be given against the person and a copy of any witness statements. ]
Inserted (1.09.2008) by Defence (Amendment) Act 2007 (24/2007), s. 23, S.I. No. 254 of 2008.