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Courts Martial

"Military tribunals may be established for the trial of offences against military law alleged to have been committed by persons while subject to military law …..” Article 38.4.1 - Bunreacht na hEireann 1937

About Military Courts Martial

The main purpose of the Court-Martial system is to provide a mechanism for the enforcement of Military Law in the Defence Forces. Read more information about Courts Martial

Classes of Courts Martial

There are different classes for Courts Martial. Read about the classes of Military Court-Martials

Procedure at Courts Martial

The practice and procedure of Courts-Martial is laid down in the Court-Martial Rules 2008 (SI No 205 of 2008). Read about this procedure

Court Martial Diary

View a list of upcoming court sessions