563. Appeals on behalf of deceased persons.

Where a person has died, any relevant appeal1 which might have been begun by him had he remained alive may be begun by a person approved by the Court Martial Appeal Court2 and, where any relevant appeal was begun by him while he was alive, or is begun in relation to his case by an approved person or by a reference by the Criminal Cases Review Commission3, any further step which might have been taken by him in connection with the appeal if he were alive may be taken by a person so approved4.

Approval may only be given to: