545. Commencement of the trial.

(iii)     Proceedings at Trial

545.     Commencement of the trial.

At the commencement of any proceedings1 with lay members2, subject to certain exceptions3, the names of the lay members and waiting members4 must be read out5 and any party to the proceedings6 may object to any lay member, on any reasonable ground7. The judge advocate8 must rule on any objection to a lay member before the lay member is sworn9 and if an objection to a lay member is upheld, the judge advocate must discharge him10