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National Defence Act

Version of section 196.16 from 2008-01-01 to 2008-07-17:

Marginal note:Timing of order

  •  (1) The court martial may make an order under section 196.14 authorizing the taking of samples of bodily substances either when it imposes a sentence on a person or finds them not responsible on account of mental disorder or at a later date if it adjourns the proceedings after it imposes the sentence or makes the finding.

  • Marginal note:Hearing by new court martial

    (2) If the court martial does not consider the matter at that time,

    • (a) the Chief Military Judge shall cause the Court Martial Administrator to convene a court martial to do so;

    • (b) the Court Martial Administrator shall, within 90 days after the day on which the sentence was imposed or the person was found not responsible on account of mental disorder, convene the court martial; and

    • (c) for greater certainty, the person who may be made subject to the order continues to be liable to be dealt with under the Code of Service Discipline for the purpose of the hearing.

  • 2000, c. 10, s. 1
  • 2005, c. 25, s. 25
  • 2007, c. 22, s. 5

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