SCHEDULE 4Amendments relating to custody

Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c. 53)

10(1)Section 47L of the 1957 Act (arrest during proceedings) is amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (3) there is inserted—

(3A)Where on an adjournment of the court-martial the judge advocate has ordered that during the adjournment matters relating to custody are to be dealt with by a judicial officer, the reference in subsection (3) above to the judge advocate shall have effect as a reference to a judicial officer.

(3)In subsection (8)(b), for the words “(unless already before him)” there is substituted “or any judicial officer (unless already before the judge advocate or a judicial officer)”.