The commanding officer1 of a person who has been charged with, or is awaiting sentence for, a service offence2 and who is not in service custody, may, if satisfied that taking that person into service custody is justified, give orders for his arrest3.
As soon as a charge has been allocated for Court Martial trial and before the proceedings are concluded4, a judge advocate, if satisfied that taking that person into service custody is justified, may direct the arrest of that person
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