National Defence Act
Marginal note:Dissolution when number of members reduced
196.1 (1) Where, after an accused person has made a plea but before the court martial pronounces its finding, a member of the panel of the court martial dies or is for any reason unable to continue to act, the court martial is dissolved.
Marginal note:Illness of accused
(2) Where, on account of the illness of an accused person, it is impossible to continue the trial of that person, the court martial is dissolved.
Marginal note:Unfit to stand trial
(3) Where a court martial finds, under subsection 198(2), that an accused person is unfit to stand trial and it completes the proceedings under subsection 200(2), the court martial is dissolved.
Marginal note:Effect of dissolution
(4) Where a court martial is dissolved pursuant to this section, the accused person may be dealt with as if the trial had never commenced.
- 1998, c. 35, s. 47
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