Defence Act 1954
Appointment of Court-Martial Administrator.
184A. — (1) An officer of the Permanent Defence Force not below the army rank of colonel or the equivalent naval rank may by warrant of the Judge Advocate-General be appointed as the Court-Martial Administrator.
(2) A warrant under this section may be made subject to such restrictions, reservations, exceptions and conditions as the Judge Advocate-General thinks fit including terms and conditions relating to the delegation by the Court-Martial Administrator of his functions under this Act.
(3) A warrant under this section —
( a ) may be addressed to an officer by name or by designation of his office or partly in one way and partly in another, and
( b ) may or may not, according to the terms of the warrant and the mode in which it is addressed —
(i) be limited to an officer named, or
(ii) be extended to a person for the time being performing the duties of the office named, or
(iii) be extended to the successors in office of an officer.
(4) The Court-Martial Administrator shall be independent in the performance of his functions.
(5) The Court-Martial Administrator shall neither report on, nor be the subject of any report in respect of, the performance of his functions under this Act. ]