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Armed Forces Act 1976

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

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    2. Service in and constitution of forces

      1. 2. Regulations as to variation of term of service.

      2. 3. Royal Marines.

      3. 4. QARNNS and WRNS.

  3. Part II Trial and Punishment of Offences

    1. Summary punishment

      1. 5. Trial and Punishment of Offences

    2. Civilians

      1. 6. Establishment of Standing Civilian Courts.

      2. 7. Jurisdiction of Standing Civilian Courts.

      3. 8.Powers of courts in relation to civilians.

      4. 9. Constitution of courts-martial for civilians.

    3. Juveniles

      1. 10. Powers of courts in relation to juveniles.

    4. Court-martial procedure

      1. 11. Proof at courts-martial by written statement.

      2. 12. Exemption of certain persons from duty to take oath at court-martial.

    5. Powers of court-martial etc.

      1. 13. Imprisonment in default of payment of fines.

      2. 14. Restitution and compensation.

    6. Naval Offences

      1. 15. Territorial scope of certain offences.

    7. Powers of civil courts

      1. 16. Enforcement by civil courts of financial penalties awarded under Services Acts.

    8. Rehabilitation

      1. 17. Trial and Punishment of Offences

  4. Part III Miscellaneous and Supplementary

    1. 18. Deductions for maintenance of children.

    2. 19. Deductions from RAF pensions

    3. 20. Disqualification of members of forces for House of Commons and Northern Ireland Assembly.

    4. 21. Greenwich Hospital.

    5. 22. Citation etc.

  5. SCHEDULES

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      1. 1. Proof at Courts-Martial by Written Statement

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      1. 1. Imprisonment in Default

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      Miscellaneous Amendments

      1. Criminal Evidence Act 1898

        1. 1.In section 6(1) of the Criminal Evidence Act 1898 after...

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      2. Army Act 1955 and Air Force Act 1955

        1. 3.In section 86 of the Army Act 1955 and section...

        2. 4.The following section shall be inserted after section 198 of...

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        6. 8.Section 215 of the Army Act 1955 and section 213...

        7. 9. Army Act 1955 and Air Force Act 1955

      3. Naval Discipline Act 1957

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        4. 13.In Schedule 3 to that Act (classes of civilians subject...

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      4. Criminal Justice Act 1967

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      5. Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968

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      6. Treatment of Offenders Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

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      7. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

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        2. 21.(1) The following entries shall be made in Table B...

      8. Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1976

        1. 22.In Article 2(2) of the Treatment of Offenders Ireland) Order...

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      Repeals

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