240. Appeal and prerogative orders.

The court martial1, like the inferior civilian courts, is subject to the supervision and control of courts of higher degree2, both by way of appeal to the Court Martial Appeal Court3 and in a limited manner through the prerogative orders obtained on judicial review4. The creation of the Court Martial Appeal Court, which has power to consider questions of law and questions as to the jurisdiction of the court martial, as well as to hear appeals upon their merits, has largely obviated the need to apply for those prerogative orders