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Section 129 of the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (jurisdiction of civil courts) shall be amended as follows—
(a)in subsection (1) (under which, where a person is acquitted or convicted of an offence by a court-martial or disciplinary court or on summary trial, a civil court is debarred from trying him for the same, or substantially the same, offence), immediately before the words “a civil court” there shall be inserted the words “or has had an offence committed by him taken into consideration by a court-martial or disciplinary court in sentencing him”, and
(b)in subsection (2) (under which, where a person is acquitted or convicted of an offence by a civil court, wherever situated, he cannot be tried under the Act for the same, or substantially the same, offence, and a person so convicted is not to lose any seniority, privilege etc. by reason of the conviction or the offence), after the words “wherever situated” there shall be inserted the words “or has had an offence committed by him taken into consideration when being sentenced by a civil court in the United Kingdom”, and for the words “so convicted” there shall be substituted the words “who has been so convicted or has had an offence committed by him so taken into consideration”.
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