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The Air Force Act, 1953

( ACT NO. VI OF 1953 )

Chapter XI


Voting by members
130. (1) Every decision of a court-martial shall be passed by an absolute majority of votes; and where there is an equality of votes on either the finding or the sentence, the decision shall be in favour of the accused:
Provided that no sentence of death shall be passed without the concurrence, in the case of a general court-martial of at least two-thirds of the members and in the case of a field general court-martial of all the members of the court.
(2) In matters other than a challenge or the finding or sentence, the president shall have a second or casting vote.

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