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The Navy Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1961 )

Chapter XI


Voting by members
111. (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 summary general court-martial of all the members of the court.
(2) In matters other than an objection under section 109 or a finding or a sentence, the president shall have a second or casting vote.

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