560. Special references to the Court Martial Appeal Court.

If, in the case of the conviction of a person by the Court Martial1, it appears to the Judge Advocate General2 that the finding of the Court Martial involves a point of law of exceptional importance which in his opinion should be determined by the Court Martial Appeal Court3, he may refer the finding to that court4. If it appears to the Secretary of State5, on consideration of matters appearing to him not to have been brought to the notice of the Court Martial at the trial, to be expedient that the finding should be considered or reconsidered by