The Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada
hears appeals from military courts which are known as "courts martial
." These courts martial have the power to try military personnel
, and those civilian personnel that accompany military personnel abroad, for crimes that contraviene the Code of Service Discipline
. The court was established in 1959
, to replace the Court Martial Appeal Board.
The Chief Justice of the court is The Honourable Edmond P. Blanchard.