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The Courts-Martial (Army) Rules 1997

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Record of finding

72.—(1) The finding of the court on a charge shall be recorded in writing and dated and signed by the president.

(2) Each finding shall be announced separately by the president.

(3) If the court reaches a finding of guilty or a special finding and the judge advocate is of the opinion that such a finding is contrary to the law relating to the case, he shall direct the court on the findings which are open to it and the court shall retire to reconsider its finding.

(4) If the judge advocate is satisfied that the findings are not incorrect in law, he shall sign the record of the findings.

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