CHAPTER 126
SPECIAL TRIBUNALS ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

   3.   Establishment of Special Tribunals.

   4.   Composition of Special Tribunals.

   5.   Oath of members of a tribunal.

   6.   Immunities of members of tribunal.

   7.   Jurisdiction.

   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.

   15.   Witnesses.

   16.   Custody of accused.

   17.   Regulations.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 126
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]

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Special Tribunals Act.

2.   Interpretation

   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;

   "Service law" means the Police Force and Auxiliary Services Act *, the Prisons Act * or the National Service Act *;

   "tribunal" means a Special Tribunal established under section 3.

3.   Establishment of Special Tribunals

   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.

4.   Composition of Special Tribunals

   (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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