Defence Act 1954

178A

F161 [ Notice.

178A. Where a charge against a person referred to in section 178(1) is to be investigated by a commanding officer, the person charged shall be entitled to receive, in the prescribed manner, at least 24 hours before the charge is to be so investigated

( a ) 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

( b ) 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 copies of any available evidence to be given against the person and of any witness statements. ]