National Defence Act
Marginal note:Definition of tribunal
118 (1) For the purposes of this section and section 119, tribunal includes, in addition to a service tribunal, the Grievances Committee, the Military Judges Inquiry Committee, the Military Police Complaints Commission, a board of inquiry, a commissioner taking evidence under this Act and any inquiry committee established under regulations.
(2) Every person who
(a) being duly summoned or ordered to attend as a witness before a tribunal, fails to attend or to remain in attendance,
(b) refuses to take an oath or make a solemn affirmation lawfully required by a tribunal to be taken or made,
(c) refuses to produce any document in the power or control of, and lawfully required by a tribunal to be produced by, that person,
(d) refuses when a witness to answer any question to which a tribunal may lawfully require an answer,
(e) uses insulting or threatening language before, or causes any interruption or disturbance in the proceedings of, a tribunal, or
(f) commits any other contempt of a tribunal
is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to imprisonment for less than two years or to less punishment.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 118
- 1998, c. 35, s. 32
- 2013, c. 24, ss. 17, 106(E)
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