—(1) A senior disciplinary officer when dealing with a charge may —
dismiss the charge if he is of the opinion that it ought not to be proceeded with;
try the accused summarily; or
if he is of the opinion that the charge should not be dealt with by him refer it to a superior commander recommending that the accused be tried by a subordinate military court.
(2) On receipt of a charge under subsection (1), the superior commander shall either —
direct that the charge be tried by the senior disciplinary officer who referred the charge or by any other senior disciplinary officer; or
refer the charge to the Director, Legal Services of the Singapore Armed Forces.