(1) The Director of Defence Counsel Services has the following functions:
(a) to manage the provision of legal representation and advice by legal officers to accused persons, for the purposes of a trial by a court martial or a Defence Force magistrate, to the extent that the exigencies of service permit;
(b) to arrange for the attendance of witnesses, to the extent that the exigencies of service permit, on behalf of an accused person referred to in paragraph (a);
(c) to establish and maintain, in accordance with subsection 101F(2) of the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 , lists of legal officers willing to assist persons in custody;
(d) to manage the provision of legal representation and advice by legal officers to persons entitled to such representation or advice, for the purposes of an inquiry conducted under regulations made under paragraph 124(1)(gc);
(e) such other functions as the Chief of the Defence Force directs in writing;
(f) such other functions as are conferred on the Director of Defence Counsel Services by or under this Act or any other law of the Commonwealth;
(g) to do anything incidental or conducive to the performance of any of the preceding functions.
(2) The Director of Defence Counsel Services has power to do all things necessary or convenient to be done for or in connection with the performance of his or her functions.
(3) A direction given under paragraph (1)(e) is not a legislative instrument.