Canadian Army Handbook on District Courts-Martial, 1941 (December)


Orde, R.J. [Brigadier, Judge Advocate-General]

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Orde, R.J. [Brigadier, Judge Advocate-General]. Canadian Army Handbook on District Courts-Martial, 1941 (December). Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Edmon Cloutier, Printer to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1941. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 78. 8vo. measuring 6″ x 10″. Stapled card covers. Prominent warning printed to the top edge of cover stating: “NOT TO BE PUBLISHED; The information contained in this document is not to be communicated, either directly or indirectly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty’s Service”. Period ink inscription, tide marks to the top edge of the front cover, and through to initial pages (unaffecting text). Contents otherwise remain unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, good. Rare in commerce. Stapled Wraps. ”This pamphlet has been prepared by officers of the Judge Advocate-General’s Branch in collaboration with officers of other Branches, for the guidance of officers concerned with District Courts-Martial. Chapter I deals with the procedure within the unit leading up to and including the taking of the Summary of Evidence, the preparation of the Charge Sheet and of the application for District Courts-Martial. Chapter II is an attempt to break down the proceedings of a District Court-Martial into its component parts and to set out as completely as possible what is required to obtain uniformity in the preparation of the proceedings. Chapter III is a general account of the manner in which District Courts-Martial should be conducted”. (#1797) $65.00