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The Courts-Martial (Army) Rules 1997

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Notifying the accused’s commanding officer

9.—(1) Where the prosecutor has preferred a charge against an accused to be tried by court-martial, the prosecutor shall notify the commanding officer of the accused of the charge by sending to the commanding officer the prosecution papers.

(2) In these Rules,“the prosecution papers” means—

(a)a copy of the charge sheet;

(b)a list of any witnesses whom the prosecutor proposes to call;

(c)copies of any statements of the prosecution witnesses, or other record of their evidence;

(d)a list of any exhibits which the prosecutor proposes to put in evidence and copies of those exhibits or details of their whereabouts;

(e)a copy of any conduct sheets of the accused; and

(f)a list of all unused material.

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