Defence Act 1954
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. ]