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National Defence Act

Version of section 197 from 2003-01-01 to 2022-06-19:

Marginal note:Definitions

 For the purposes of this Division,

appropriate province

appropriate province means

  • (a) in respect of a court martial held in Canada, the province in which it is held, or

  • (b) in respect of a court martial held outside Canada, the province with which the Minister makes arrangements for the benefit and welfare of the accused person; (province concernée)


assessment means an assessment of the mental condition of the accused person, and any incidental observation or examination of the accused person; (évaluation)

medical practitioner

medical practitioner means a person who is entitled to practise medicine by the laws of a province; (médecin)

Review Board

Review Board means the Review Board established or designated for a province pursuant to subsection 672.38(1) of the Criminal Code. (commission d’examen)

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 197
  • 1991, c. 43, s. 18
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 92

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