military law

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military law

n.
The body of law that governs persons in military service.

military law

n
(Military) articles or regulations that apply to those belonging to the armed services. Compare martial law

mil′itary law′


n.
the body of laws regulating the armed forces.
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Noun1.military law - the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel
court-martial - a trial that is conducted by a military court
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The rapid development, expansion, and diversity resulting from the return of Soldiers to military installations create a variety of new and unique challenges for military criminal justice system personnel.
Lest we forget, as the legal advisor to the Canadian Forces, the Judge Advocate General has monopolistic authority for providing advice to all stakeholders in the military criminal justice system on practices, procedures, developments and legislative reforms.
The British JAG is responsible for the conduct of proceedings at courts martial; appointing civilian judges to preside over military tribunals; monitoring the military criminal justice system; and providing guidance to all stakeholders in the military criminal justice system on practices and procedures, developments and reforms.