Overview of Indian Military Justice System

  • Devaansh Singh
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  • Devaansh Singh

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, India

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Military justice refers to a set of laws and rules that regulate members of the Armed services. Every country has its own distinct legal organizations that regulate the actions of its Armed Forces personnel. Military justice in the present period necessitates quick decisions, which cannot be attained only by debate and discussion. In most circumstances, a commander's viewpoint is enforced on his or her subordinate officers. The present legal system in armed forces necessitates lot of changes and reforms be it appointment of judges or the trial procedures. Emphasis should be laid on conduct of court martials and shortcomings like procedure of bail, conduct of Summary Court Martial and nomination of members need to be reviewed and changed accordingly. The working and powers of Armed Forces Tribunal also requires a relook and reformed to improve the legal system. All remedial measured to be implemented expeditiously.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 2169 - 2176

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111607

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