537. Duties and functions of the court administration officer.

537.     Duties and functions of the court administration officer.

The court administration officer1 must exercise his functions (other than that of specifying the lay members for any proceedings2) subject to any direction given by a judge advocate3. He may delegate any of his functions to a member of the Military Court Service4. On receipt of the advance information5 in relation to a charge, the court administration officer must forward it to the Judge Advocate General6 and request him to specify a judge advocate for preliminary proceedings7 in relation