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National Defence Act

Version of section 251 from 2003-01-01 to 2022-06-19:

Marginal note:Oaths

 At summary trials and courts martial, and at proceedings before a board of inquiry or a commissioner taking evidence under this Act, an oath shall be taken by or administered to the following persons in the manner and in the forms prescribed in regulations made by the Governor in Council:

  • (a) the officer presiding at the summary trial;

  • (b) the judge presiding at the court martial;

  • (c) each member of the panel of the court martial;

  • (d) each member of the board of inquiry;

  • (e) the commissioner;

  • (f) court reporters;

  • (g) interpreters; and

  • (h) subject to section 16 of the Canada Evidence Act, witnesses.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 251
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 82
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