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National Defence Act

Version of section 118 from 2013-06-19 to 2013-10-17:


Definition of tribunal

  •  (1) For the purposes of this section and section 119, tribunal includes, in addition to the tribunals referred to in the definition service tribunal in section 2, the Grievances Committee, an Inquiry Committee established for the purpose of subsection 165.1(2) or 165.21(2), the Military Police Complaints Commission, a board of inquiry and a commissioner taking evidence under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Contempt

    (2) Every person who

    • (a) being duly summoned or ordered to attend as a witness before a tribunal, fails to attend or to remain in attendance,

    • (b) refuses to take an oath or make a solemn affirmation lawfully required by a tribunal to be taken or made,

    • (c) refuses to produce any document in the power or control of, and lawfully required by a tribunal to be produced by, that person,

    • (d) refuses when a witness to answer any question to which a tribunal may lawfully require an answer,

    • (e) uses insulting or threatening language before, or causes any interruption or disturbance in the proceedings of, a tribunal, or

    • (f) commits any other contempt of a tribunal

    is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to imprisonment for less than two years or to less punishment.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 118
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 32
  • 2013, c. 24, s. 106(E)
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