National Defence Act
165.1 (1) The Minister may appoint an officer who is a barrister or advocate with at least ten years standing at the bar of a province to be the Director of Military Prosecutions.
Marginal note:Tenure of office and removal
(2) The Director of Military Prosecutions holds office during good behaviour for a term not exceeding four years. The Minister may remove the Director of Military Prosecutions from office for cause on the recommendation of an Inquiry Committee established under regulations made by the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Powers of Inquiry Committee
(2.1) The Inquiry Committee is deemed to have the powers of a court martial.
(3) The Director of Military Prosecutions is eligible to be re-appointed on the expiry of a first or subsequent term of office.
- 1992, c. 16, s. 2
- 1998, c. 35, s. 42
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