Annex C: Overview of the Referral Process
4 Offences listed in QR&O 108.17(1)(a) must be tried by summary trial where the circumstances do not warrant punishment of detention, reduction in rank, or a fine greater than 25% of monthly pay under (1)(b).
5 Accused may elect court martial for offences listed in 108.17(1)(a) where the warranted punishment exceeds those in (1)(b), and offences listed in QR&O 108.07(2),(3).
6 Offences not listed in QR&O 108.07(2),(3) or where the accused is a LCol or higher must be tried by court martial.
7 See QR&O 109 “Application for Referral Authority for Disposal of a Charge”.
9 See QR&O 111 “Convening of Courts Martial and Pre-trial Administration”.
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