576. Power of Court Martial Appeal Court to authorise retrial.

The Court Martial Appeal Court1 has the power, on quashing a conviction, to make an order authorising the appellant2 to be retried by the Court Martial3, but must only exercise this power when it appears to the Appeal Court that the interests of justice require that such an order should be made4. Such an order may authorise the appellant to be retried for: (1) the offence of which he was convicted by the Court Martial and in respect of which his appeal is allowed5; (2) any offence of which he could have been convicted by the Court Martial on