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3(1)In relation to a sentence of a court-martial under the M1Army Act 1955 or the M2Air Force Act 1955 announced before the date of commencement of a section to which this paragraph applies, but falling to be dealt with under section 110 of either of the said Acts on or after that date, subsection (3) of the said section 110 shall have effect as if the reference to any punishment or punishments which could have been awarded by the court referred to any punishment or punishments which could have been so awarded had the said section to which this paragraph applies been in operation when the sentence was announced.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In relation to a finding or sentence of such a court-martial announced before the date aforesaid but falling to be reviewed on or after that date under section 113 of either of the said Acts, subsection 5(c) of that section shall have effect as if the reference to power conferred by the said subsection (3) referred to power conferred by that subsection as amended by this paragraph.
(3)In relation to a finding of such a court-martial that a person is not guilty of an offence by reason of insanity, being a finding announced before the date of commencement of a section to which this paragraph applies but falling on or after that date to be dealt with under section 110 of either of the said Acts or reviewed under section 113 thereof, section 116(6) of each of the said Acts shall have effect as if the reference therein to the powers of sentencing which the court would have had referred to the powers which the court would have had if the said section to which this paragraph applies had been in operation when the finding was announced.
(4)This paragraph applies to sections 21 and 22 of this Act.
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