National Defence Act

Version of section 69 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-07-17:

Marginal note:When person is liable

 A person who is subject to the Code of Service Discipline at the time of the alleged commission of a service offence may be charged, dealt with and tried at any time under the Code, subject to the following:

  • (a) if the service offence is punishable under section 130 or 132 and the act or omission that constitutes the service offence would have been subject to a limitation period had it been dealt with other than under the Code, that limitation period applies; and

  • (b) the person may not be tried by summary trial unless the trial begins before the expiry of one year after the day on which the service offence is alleged to have been committed.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 69;
  • 1990, c. 14, s. 7;
  • 1991, c. 43, s. 12;
  • 1993, c. 34, s. 92;
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 21.
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