Canadian Forces Military Law Centre

Kingston, ON. CFMLC is the military legal education and training delivery organization for the Canadian Armed Forces. The CFMLC mandate is to provide legal education and training materials and services to military members in order to assist them in preparing to meet the challenges associated with current and future operations. Additionally, CFMLC is the CAF centre of excellence for the generation of legal research in the areas of military justice and military law, and in the delineation of Canadian Armed Forces doctrine governing those legal disciplines.

Presiding Officer Certification Training (POCT) and the Presiding Officer Re-Certification Training (PORT) are courses designed to train Superior Commanders, Commanding Officers and Delegated Officers in the administration of the Code of Service Discipline at the summary trial level. The courses covers the summary trial process from start to finish; highlights key issues from the pre-investigation to the post-trial, certifies Superior Commanders, Commanding Officers and Delegated Officers as qualified and remain competent to perform their duties in the administration of the Code of Service Discipline.

Registration Procedure must be submitted by e-mail to the PresidingOfficer-OfficierPresidant@forces.gc.ca

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