519. Powers of delegation and subordinate commanders.

A commanding officer1 may delegate to a subordinate commander2 his relevant functions3 with regard to the conduct of summary hearings in relation to a charge, subject to such conditions as the commanding officer considers appropriate4. Where a commanding officer makes such a delegation to a subordinate commander, the subordinate commander has all of the commanding officer's relevant functions in relation to the charge5. Such a delegation may not be made in the case of a charge: (1) which may only be heard summarily with permission6; or if the officer to hear the charge is of or above the rank