National Defence Act
Marginal note:Procedural irregularities
202.22 (1) Any procedural irregularity in relation to a hearing held by a court martial or Review Board does not affect the validity of the proceedings unless the accused person suffers substantial prejudice thereby.
Marginal note:Reasons for disposition and copies to be provided
(2) After making a disposition in respect of an accused person under section 201, 202 or 202.16, a court martial shall state its reasons for making the disposition in the record of the proceedings, and shall provide or cause to be provided to the accused person, the prosecutor and the person in charge of the hospital or other appropriate place where the accused person is detained in custody or is to attend pursuant to the disposition a copy of the disposition and those reasons.
Marginal note:Transmittal of transcript to Review Board
(3) Where a court martial makes a disposition, it shall send forthwith a transcript of the hearing held by it pursuant to subsection 200(2) or 202.15(1), any document or information relating thereto in the possession of the court martial, and all exhibits filed with the court or a copy thereof, to the Review Board of the appropriate province.
Marginal note:Order of committal
(4) Where a court martial makes a disposition in respect of an accused person under section 201 or 202.16 directing that the accused person be placed and detained in custody in a hospital or other appropriate place, a committing authority referred to in subsection 219(1) shall issue a committal order in such form as is prescribed by regulation.
- 1991, c. 43, s. 18
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