National Defence Act
Version of section 161 from 2018-09-01 to 2022-06-19:
Marginal note:Laying of charge
161 (1) Proceedings against a person who is alleged to have committed a service offence are commenced by the laying of a charge in accordance with regulations made by the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Duty to act expeditiously
(2) A charge shall be laid as expeditiously as the circumstances permit against a person who is retained in custody or released from custody with conditions.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 161
- 1998, c. 35, s. 42
- 2013, c. 24, s. 34
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