(1) The Judge Advocate General may refer to the court a finding made, a conviction entered, or a sentence passed in any proceedings in the Court Martial if the Judge Advocate General thinks that it is in the interests of justice or discipline to do so.
(2) The Minister may refer to the court a finding made in any proceedings in the Court Martial if the Minister thinks that the court should consider or reconsider that finding because of matters that the Minister considers have not been brought to the notice of the Court Martial.
(3) A referral under this section must, for the purposes of this Act, be treated as an appeal against conviction by the person convicted.
(4) In this section, finding includes a judgment, decree, order, direction, or determination.
Section 24: substituted, on 1 July 2009, by section 30 of the Court Martial Appeals Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 99).