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SCHEDULE 4E+W+S+N.I. Minor and consequential Amendments of Enactments

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F1Sch. 4: entries relating to Seamen's and Soldiers' False Characters Act 1906, Recall of Army and Air Force Pensioners Act 1948, Auxiliary and Reserve Forces Act 1949, Army Reserve Act 1950, Air Force Reserve Act 1950 and Navy, Army and Air Force Reserves Act 1964 repealed by Reserve Forces Act 1980 (c. 9, SIF 7:2), s. 157, Sch. 10 Pt. II

M1 The Army Act 1955E+W+S+N.I.

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C1The text of ss. 12, 17(2), 18, 20(4)(a)(c), 23, 24(2), 25, 26(3), 27(2), 28(4), 30(2), 35, 36, Sch. 3 paras. 1, 3, Sch. 4 (in part) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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M13 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 18

For the words “minimum age for man’s service”, wherever they occur, there shall be substituted the words “ appropriate minimum age ”.

In section 14, in subsection (1)(b), for the words “a proclamation under section ten”, there shall be substituted the words “ an order under section ten ”; and, in subsection (2), the reference to enlistment in accordance with the provisions of Part I of the Army Act 1955 shall include a reference to enlistment under the provisions of regulations having effect under section 2 of this Act.

Section 59 shall cease to have effect.

For section 209(3)(a) there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

(a)the punishments that may be awarded by a court-martial shall not include any punishment less than imprisonment, except a fine.

In section 214, after subsection (4), there shall be inserted the following subsection:—

(4A)In section 150, at the end of subsection (5), there shall be added the words “ and to any sum awarded as inlying expenses in a decree of affiliation and aliment ”

M2 The Air Force Act 1955E+W+S+N.I.

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C2The text of ss. 12, 17(2), 18, 20(4)(a)(c), 23, 24(2), 25, 26(3), 27(2), 28(4), 30(2), 35, 36, Sch. 3 paras. 1, 3, Sch. 4 (in part) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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M23 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 19

For the words “minimum age for man’s service”, wherever they occur, there shall be substituted the words “ appropriate minimum age ”.

In section 14, in subsection (1)(b), for the words “a proclamation under section ten”, there shall be substituted the words “ an order under section ten ”; and, in subsection (2), the reference to enlistment in accordance with the provisions of Part I of the M3 Air Force Act 1955 shall include a reference to enlistment under the provisions of regulations having effect under section 2 of this Act.

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Section 59 shall cease to have effect.

For section 209(3)(a) there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

(a)the punishments that may be awarded. by a court-martial shall not include any punishment less than imprisonment except a fine.

In section 212, after subsection (4), there shall be inserted the following subsection:—

(4A)In section 150, at the end of subsection (5), there shall be added the words “ and to any sum awarded as inlying expenses in a decree of affiliation and aliment ”.

M4 The Naval Discipline Act 1957E+W+S+N.I.

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C3The text of ss. 12, 17(2), 18, 20(4)(a)(c), 23, 24(2), 25, 26(3), 27(2), 28(4), 30(2), 35, 36, Sch. 3 paras. 1, 3, Sch. 4 (in part) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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M45 & 6 Eliz. 2. c. 53

In section 24, in paragraph (b), after the words “any of Her Majesty’s forces” there shall be inserted the words “ or any forces co-operating therewith ”.

Section 123 shall cease to have effect.

In section 126(3), the words “to a justice of the peace” shall cease to have effect.

In Schedule 2, paragraph 4 shall cease to have effect.

M5 The Army and Air Force Act 1961E+W+S+N.I.

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C4The text of ss. 12, 17(2), 18, 20(4)(a)(c), 23, 24(2), 25, 26(3), 27(2), 28(4), 30(2), 35, 36, Sch. 3 paras. 1, 3, Sch. 4 (in part) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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M59 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 52

For the words “minimum age for man’s service”, wherever they occur, there shall be substituted the words “ appropfiate minimum age ”.

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Amendments (Textual)

F2Sch. 4: entries relating to Seamen's and Soldiers' False Characters Act 1906, Recall of Army and Air Force Pensioners Act 1948, Auxiliary and Reserve Forces Act 1949, Army Reserve Act 1950, Air Force Reserve Act 1950 and Navy, Army and Air Force Reserves Act 1964 repealed by Reserve Forces Act 1980 (c. 9, SIF 7:2), s. 157, Sch. 10 Pt. II

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