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Armed Forces Act 1976

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4(1)The following subsections shall be inserted after section 215(5) of the Army Act 1955—

(5A)Where a financial penalty enforcement order has been registered under section 133A above by a court of summary jurisdiction in Northern Ireland in respect of any person, a justice of the peace may issue a summons to that person requiring him to appear before the court which registered that penalty or a warrant for the arrest of that person.

(5B)Where a person appears before a court of summary jurisdiction in Northern Ireland in pursuance of a summons or warrant issued under subsection (5A) above, the court may exercise the like powers as are conferred on it by Part X of the Magistrates' Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (satisfaction and enforcement of orders).

(5C)A financial penalty enforcement order shall be registered in Northern Ireland under section 133A above in accordance with Magistrates' Courts Rules..".

(2)The said subsections shall also be inserted after section 213(5) of the Air Force Act 1955.

(3)The said subsections shall also be inserted, as subsections (6A) to (6C), after section 124(6) of the Naval Discipline Act 1957, but with the substitution—

(a)of the words " 128F below " for the words " 133A above " (wherever they occur); and

(b)of the words " (6A)" for the words " (5A)" in subsection (5B).

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