522. Punishments available at summary hearings.

522.     Punishments available at summary hearings.

If the commanding officer1 determines that the charge has been proved2, he must record a finding that the charge has been proved3 and award one or more of the punishments authorised4 as being available to him5. They are as follows6:

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    (1)     if the person being punished is of or below the rank of leading rate, lance corporal or lance bombardier, or corporal in any of Her Majesty's air forces7, detention for a period not exceeding the maximum allowed8;

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    (2)     if the person being punished is an officer9 and the commanding officer