National Defence Act
Version of section 161 from 2022-06-20 to 2023-05-17:
Marginal note:Laying of charge
161 (1) Proceedings against a person who is alleged to have committed a service offence or a service infraction 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) If the person is retained in custody or released from custody with conditions, a charge must be laid as expeditiously as the circumstances permit.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 161
- 1998, c. 35, s. 42
- 2013, c. 24, s. 34
- 2019, c. 15, s. 24
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