The Armed Forces (Summary Hearing and Activation of Suspended Sentences of Service Detention) Rules 2009

Equivocal admissions

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19.  If at any time in the course of the hearing the commanding officer is of the opinion that an assertion of fact made by the accused after admitting the charge would have amounted to a defence to the charge if it had been raised as such and proved, he shall proceed to hear the charge as if the accused had denied it.