Defence Act 1954

187A

F228 [ Summary court-martial.

187A. (1) There shall be a court-martial to be known as the summary court-martial.

(2) Every military judge is authorised to preside at a summary court-martial and a military judge who does so constitutes the summary court-martial.

(3) The summary court-martial shall, subject to section 192, have jurisdiction to hear

( a ) charges or other matters referred to it by the Court-Martial Administrator as directed by the Director,

( b ) appeals under section 178E from determinations made, punishments awarded or compensation orders made under section 177C or 178C, and

( c ) applications for legal aid. ]