Evidence at a summary hearing1 must be heard in the following order2:
(1) evidence adduced by the commanding officer3;
(2) evidence of the accused if he chooses to give evidence;
(3) evidence adduced by the accused;
(4) evidence adduced by the commanding officer in rebuttal4.
Where the commanding officer proceeds with a hearing after a charge has been amended, substituted or added, he may determine the order in which evidence is heard5. No witness is permitted to give evidence orally at a summary hearing6 unless an oath has first been administered to him7.
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