PREFACE. vii ADVERTISEMENT TO THE FOURTH EDITION .The former Editor Mr. G.A.R. FitzGerald has been reluctantly obliged to relinquish the editorship and Mr. F.F. Liddell («)has been appointed to succeed him. The chief changes in this edition aro due to the application of the Criminal Evidence Act 1898 to courts-martial. Rules for that purpose were published early in 1899. These have since been incorporated in anew edition of the rules which also makes a few other slight changes in court-martial procedure. In revising the book the Editor has had the benefit of the assistance of Major W. D. Jones of theW iltshire Regiment and is especially indebted to him in respect of the revision of Chapters X and X I and the Appendices to the Rules. Chapter V I has been revised by Sir C. P. Ilbert who has been aided in the revision by Mr. W. Guy Granet (&) Barrister-at-Law. Chapter VII has been rewritten by the Editor with the assistance of Sir John Scott K.C.M.G. Deputy Judge Advocate-General. Chapter IX has been revised by Sir Henry Jenkyns who is indebted for valuable suggestions to Mr. Oman Fellow of All Souls College and Mr. Hassall Student of ChristChurch Oxford. In Part III the Volunteer Acts have been added. A table of the contents of the chapters has been added and the index recast in a shorter form. August 1899. (?)Now Second Parliamentary Counsel. (?)Now Sir W. Guy Granet.
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