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National Defence Act

Version of section 142 from 2018-09-01 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Detention

  •  (1) The punishment of detention is subject to the following conditions:

    • (a) detention may not exceed ninety days and a person sentenced to detention may not be subject to detention for more than ninety days consecutively by reason of more than one conviction; and

    • (b) no officer may be sentenced to detention.

  • Marginal note:Reduction in rank during detention

    (2) A non-commissioned member above the rank of private who is sentenced to detention is deemed to be reduced to the rank of private until the sentence of detention is completed.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 142
  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (1st Supp.), s. 60
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 38
  • 2013, c. 24, s. 20

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