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Armed Forces Act 1971

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71Addition to Naval Discipline Act 1957 of provision indemnifying prison officers, etc.

The following provision (being one corresponding to section 142 of the Army Act 1955 and section 142 of the Air Force Act 1955) shall be inserted in the Naval Discipline Act 1957 after section 130:— Indemnity for prison officers etc.

130ANo action shall lie in respect of anything done by any person in pursuance of a sentence of imprisonment or detention awarded under this Act if the doing thereof would have been lawful but for a defect in any instrument made for the purposes of that sentence..

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