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Armed Forces Act 1976

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The Perjury Act (Northern Ireland) 1946

2The following section shall be inserted after section 1AA of the Perjury Act (Northern Ireland) 1946:— False written statements tendered in evidence in courts-martial.

1AAA(1)If any person in a written statement tendered in evidence in proceedings before a court-martial by virtue of section 9 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 as extended by section 12 of that Act or by section 99A of the Army Act 1955 or section 99A of the Air Force Act 1955 wilfully makes a statement material in those proceedings which he knows to be false, or does not believe to be true, he shall be guilty of an offence.

(2)A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to a fine, or to both.

(3)This section is without prejudice to section 1, and subsection (1) of this section applies whether the written statement is made in Northern Ireland or elsewhere..

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