Defence Act 1954

178F

F162 [ Hearing of appeal by summary court-martial.

178F. (1) An appeal under section 178E against a determination shall be by way of

( a ) a rehearing of the charge, and

( b ) except where section 178G(2) applies, a rehearing as regards punishment.

(2) An appeal under section 178E against punishment shall be by way of a rehearing as regards punishment.

(3) The appellant may, if he so wishes, be represented at the hearing of the appeal by counsel (within the meaning of section 196) or by an officer subject to military law. ]

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F162

Inserted (1.09.2008) by Defence (Amendment) Act 2007 (24/2007), s. 26, S.I. No. 254 of 2008, subject to transitional provisions in s. 3 and sch. 1, para. 4(1) .