I beg to move, in page 78, line 21, at the end, to insert:and includes his successor or any person for the time being exercising his or his successor's functions.A convening officer, besides convening a court-martial, may perform other duties up to the date of confirmation of the proceedings. For example, he may adjourn the court, or may appoint a new president, and this Amendment, by widening the definition of the convening officer, enables these other functions to be performed although the officer himself may not be available because of his death or some other cause.
§ Amendment agreed to.
§ Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
§ Clause 144 ordered to stand part of the Bill.