Defence Act 1954


F193 [ Prosecuting officers.

184F. (1) The Director may appoint officers to be prosecuting officers.

(2) An officer shall not be appointed as a prosecuting officer unless, at the date of appointment under subsection (1) of this section, the officer is a barrister or solicitor.

(3) A prosecuting officer shall hold and vacate office in accordance with the terms of his appointment.

(4) A prosecuting officer may, unless the Director otherwise directs, exercise any function of the Director. ]




Inserted (21.04.2007) by Defence (Amendment) Act 2007 (24/2007), s. 33, commenced as per s. 1(3).