Delivery to Commanding Officers of Persons Liable to be tried by Court Martial (Section 475)

In this Section, ‘unit’ includes a regiment, corps, ship, detachment, group battalion, or company and ‘Court Martial’ includes any Tribunal with the powers similar to those of a Court martial constituted under the relevant law applicable to the Armed Forces of the Union.

(2) Every Magistrate shall on receiving a written application for that purpose by the commanding officer of any unit or body of soldiers, sailors or airmen stationed or employed at any such place, use his utmost endeavors to apprehend and secure any person accused of such offence.

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(3) A High Court may, if it thinks fit, direct that a prisoner detained in any jail situate within the State be brought before a Court martial for trial or to be examined touching any matter pending before the Court martial.