ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title.
3. Establishment of Special Tribunals.
4. Composition of Special Tribunals.
5. Oath of members of a tribunal.
6. Immunities of members of tribunal.
8. Practice, procedure and evidence.
9. Death or absence of members.
10. Decisions of tribunal.
11. Functions of other authorities consequential upon certain actions by tribunal.
12. Execution of sentences and duties of prisons officers, etc.
13. Decision of tribunal final.
14. Powers of Director of Public Prosecutions.
16. Custody of accused.
THE SPECIAL TRIBUNALS ACT
An Act to make provision for the establishment of Special Tribunals for the trial of members of the Police Force, Prisons Service and National Service charged with mutiny and certain other offences and for related matters.
[6th March, 1964]
Act No. 21 of 1964
[R.L. Cap. 556]
This Act may be cited as the Special Tribunals Act.
In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise–
"member", in relation to a tribunal includes the president of the tribunal;
"Service", means the Police Force, the Prisons Service or the National Service;
"tribunal" means a Special Tribunal established under section 3.
The President may, by warrant under his hand and the public seal, establish a Special Tribunal for the trial of any member of a Service charged with an offence of mutiny contrary to the relevant Service law.
(1) Every Special Tribunal shall consist of a president and such other members, not being less than two, as may be appointed by the President.
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