—(1) If the Commandant has reason to believe that an officer has committed a breach of any order or regulation made under this Act, he shall be empowered to convene a board of inquiry to investigate and report on the facts relating to such matter and a board of inquiry shall, if directed to do so, express its opinion on any question arising out of any matter referred to the board.
(2) A board of inquiry shall consist of a president who shall be an officer not below the rank of captain either belonging to the Singapore Armed Forces or appointed under this Act and not less than two other persons one of whom shall be a nominee of the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Education.
(3) If the board of inquiry is of the opinion that an officer of the Corps is guilty of a breach of any order or regulation made under this Act, it shall recommend to the Commandant which of the following punishments or a combination of them should be imposed on the officer:
reduction in rank;
dismissal from the Corps.