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Chief Judge Advocate

Defence
The Chief Judge Advocate (CJA) provides administrative assistance to the Judge Advocate General (JAG), exercises powers of the JAG as a delegate and sits as Judge Advocate and Defence Force Magistrate. The CJA must be a member of the Australian Defence Force who holds a rank not lower than commodore, brigadier or air commodore, must be an enrolled legal practitioner of not less than five years standing and must be a member of the judge advocates' panel appointed by the Chief of the Defence Force or a Service Chief on the nomination of the JAG.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982, section 188A

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    5 Tennant St
    Fyshwick ACT 2609
    Australia

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