The Army Act,1950
Section 70. Civil offence not triable by court- martial
A person subject to this Act who commits an offence of murder against a person not subject to military, naval or air force law, or of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against such a person or of rape in relation to such a person, shall not be deemed to be guilty of an offence against this Act and shall not be tried by a court- martial, unless he commits any of the said offences-
(a) while on active service, or
(b) at any place outside India, or
(c) at a frontier post specified by the Central Government by notification in this behalf. 1[ CHAP PUNISHMENTS. CHAPTER VII PUNISHMENTS
1. Explanation omitted by Act 13, of 1975, s. 3 (w. e. f. 15- 1- 1975 ).