426. Review of custody after charge.

426.     Review of custody after charge.

Where the keeping of the accused in service custody is authorised by an order1, it must be reviewed by a judge advocate2 not later than the end of the period for which it is authorised3. If at any time it appears to the accused's commanding officer4 that the grounds on which such an order was made have ceased to exist, he must release the accused from service custody, or request a review5. Where such a request is made, a review must be carried out as soon as practicable