Access to recordings of court proceedings
- Proceedings in the Court Martial are recorded on the Digital Audio Recording (DAR) system in accordance with The Armed Forces (Court Martial) Rules 2009, Para 23(e).
- If any person wishes to listen to any part of a recording relating to on-going court proceedings, leave must first be obtained from the Judge Advocate sitting in the case or, if the Judge Advocate is not readily available, another Judge Advocate.
- In other circumstances any request to listen to a sound recording or for a transcript of the proceedings must be made in writing to the Director Military Court Service.
- This Practice Note does not apply to members of the Military Court Service, who may access recordings in the course of their duties.
HHJ Alan M Large, Judge Advocate General
19 July 2022