581. Reference to the Supreme Court.

Where the Court Martial Appeal Court1 has concluded its review of a case referred to it under the provisions relating to such references by the Attorney General2, either he or the offender may refer to the Supreme Court3 a point of law involved in any sentence passed on the offender in the proceedings4. Such a reference may not be made without the leave of the Appeal Court or the Supreme Court5. Such leave may not be given unless the Appeal Court has certified that the point of law is of general public importance, and it appears to the Appeal