524. Establishment and constitution of the Summary Appeal Court.

The Summary Appeal Court is established under the terms of the Armed Forces Act 20061 and may sit in any place, whether within or outside the United Kingdom2. The court's purpose is to hear and determine appeals brought by persons in respect of whom a charge has been heard summarily and a finding that the charge has been proved has been recorded3. Subject to any provision made by rules4, the Summary Appeal Court must sit in open court5. For the purpose of hearing such appeals, the Summary Appeal Court is to consist of (1) a judge advocate6 specified by

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