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15/06/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Navy Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1961 )

Chapter XI

PROCEDURE OF COURTS-MARTIAL

Administration of oath
110. (1) An oath or affirmation in the prescribed form shall be administered in open court to every member of every court-martial and to the judge advocate, if any, before the commencement of the trial.
 
 
 
 
(2) An oath or affirmation in the prescribed form shall be administered in open court to every officer, if any, in attendance on a court-martial for the purpose of instruction, and also to every shorthand writer or interpreter, if any.
 
 
 
 
(3) Every person giving evidence before a court-martial shall be examined after being duly sworn or affirmed in the prescribed form:
 
 
 
 
Provided that where a court-martial is satisfied that a child of tender years is unable to understand the nature of an oath or affirmation, it may dispense with the administration of oath or affirmation.

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