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Armed Forces Act 2006

Court officials

Section 363: Court administration officer

737.This section creates the post of the court administration officer for the Court Martial, the SCC and the SAC. This officer is responsible for administrative matters such as listing cases and notifying witnesses of hearings in respect of proceedings before the three Service courts.

738.To establish his independence from the chain of command, the power to appoint the court administration officer is vested in the Defence Council.

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