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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ORGANISATION OF SINGAPORE ARMED FORCES

Part III MILITARY OFFENCES

Part IV SUMMARY TRIAL BY DISCIPLINARY OFFICERS

Part V TRIAL BY SUBORDINATE MILITARY COURTS

Supplementary provisions as to trial

Review of findings and sentences of subordinate military courts

Part VI PUNISHMENTS OF MILITARY OFFENCES AND EXECUTION OF SENTENCES

Punishments

Execution of sentences

Part VII MILITARY COURT OF APPEAL

General provisions

Powers of Military Court of Appeal

Supplementary provisions

Part VIII ARRESTS, SEARCHES AND INVESTIGATIONS

Arrests

Searches

Investigations

Part IX BAIL AND BONDS

Part X BOARDS OF INQUIRY

Part XI PAY

Part XII EMERGENCY POWERS

Part XIIA AID TO CIVILIAN AUTHORITIES

Part XIII MISCELLANEOUS

THE SCHEDULE Specified offences

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Effect of death or sickness on and adjournment of subordinate military court
89.
—(1)  If, after the commencement of the trial, the president of a subordinate military court dies or is otherwise unable to attend, then —
(a)
in the case of a judge court martial, the court shall be dissolved, and the convening authority shall designate another member of the general courts martial panel who is eligible for the appointment to be the president of another judge court martial convened to try the accused;
(b)
in the case of a panel court martial, the court shall adjourn, and the convening authority shall designate another member of the general courts martial panel who is eligible for the appointment to fill the vacancy; or
(c)
in the case of a field general court martial, the court shall adjourn, and the convening officer shall appoint another person (being an officer or a senior military expert) who is eligible for the appointment to fill the vacancy.
[28/2009 wef 01/04/2010]
(2)  If, after the commencement of a trial, any member of a panel court martial, other than the president, dies or is otherwise unable to attend, the court shall adjourn, and the convening authority shall designate another member of the general courts martial panel who is eligible for the appointment to fill the vacancy.
(3)  If, after the commencement of a trial, any member of a field general court martial, other than the president, dies or is otherwise unable to attend, the court shall adjourn, and the convening officer shall appoint another person (being an officer or a senior military expert) who is eligible for the appointment to fill the vacancy.
[28/2009 wef 01/04/2010]
(4)  If, on account of the illness of the accused before the finding, it is impossible to continue the trial, a subordinate military court shall be dissolved.
(5)  Where a subordinate military court is dissolved under subsection (l)(a) or (4), the accused may be tried again by another subordinate military court.
(6)  A subordinate military court may adjourn from time to time.
(7)  A subordinate military court may, where necessary, view any place.
(8)  Where the convening authority has authorised the registrar for subordinate military courts or any other person to exercise the powers conferred and perform the duties imposed on the convening authority under subsection (1)(a) or (b) or (2), the registrar or person shall be entitled to exercise those powers and perform those duties.
[17/2004 wef 31/12/2004]