Marginal note:Service trial of civil offences
is an offence under this Division and every person convicted thereof is liable to suffer punishment as provided in subsection (2).
(2) Subject to subsection (3), where a service tribunal convicts a person under subsection (1), the service tribunal shall,
(a) if the conviction was in respect of an offence
impose a punishment in accordance with the enactment prescribing the minimum punishment for the offence; or
(b) in any other case,
Marginal note:Code of Service Discipline applies
(3) All provisions of the Code of Service Discipline in respect of a punishment of imprisonment for life, for two years or more or for less than two years, and a fine, apply in respect of punishments imposed under paragraph (2)(a) or subparagraph (2)(b)(i).
Marginal note:Saving provision
(4) Nothing in this section is in derogation of the authority conferred by other sections of the Code of Service Discipline to charge, deal with and try a person alleged to have committed any offence set out in sections 73 to 129 and to impose the punishment for that offence described in the section prescribing that offence.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 130
- 1998, c. 35, ss. 33, 92
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