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Armed Forces Act 1986 (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. 1. Continuance of Services Acts.

  3. Part II Amendments of Services Acts etc.

    1. Offences

      1. 2. Interference et ceteralaetc. with equipment, messages or signals.

      2. 3. Offences in relation to official documents.

      3. 4. Elimination of distinctions between certain offences.

    2. Sentence, reconsideration and limitation

      1. 5. Maximum periods of imprisonment or detention for default in payment of fines.

      2. 6. Repeal of power of reconsideration.

      3. 7. Removal of three year limit for commencement of certain proceedings.

    3. Civilians

      1. 8. Application of limitation period to civilians ceasing to be subject to service law.

      2. 9. Power of Standing Civilian Court to defer sentence.

      3. 10. Extension of power to make community supervision orders in relation to civilians.

      4. 11. Extension of power to make custodial orders in relation to civilians.

      5. 12. Power of court-martial to suspend sentence on appeal from Standing Civilian Court.

      6. 13. Change of place of safety and return to United Kingdom of children in need of care or control.

    4. Reserve liability of women

      1. 14. Reserve liability of women.

  4. Part III Supplemental

    1. 15. Interpretation.

    2. 16. Correction of minor deficiencies, repeals and transitional provision.

    3. 17. Short title and commencement

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Correction of Minor Deficiencies in Services Acts

      1. References to summary sentence for offence in relation to court-martial

        1. 1.(1) Each of the 1955 Acts shall have effect, and...

      2. Correction of wrong cross-reference in provision relating to custodial orders

        1. 2.Subsection (3A) of section 38 of the 1957 Act (which,...

      3. Punishment for civil offences

        1. 3.In section 42(1)(c) of the 1957 Act (maximum punishment for...

      4. Position of custodial orders in scale of punishments

        1. 4.In section 71 of each of the 1955 Acts and...

      5. Consecutive periods of detention under custodial order et ceteralaetc.

        1. 5.(1) The 1955 Acts and the 1957 Act shall have...

      6. Correction of modification of section 132(3) of each of the 1955 Acts

        1. 6.(1) In paragraph 7 of Schedule 6 to the Army...

      7. Financial penalties enforcement orders

        1. 7.(1) Section 133A of each of the 1955 Acts and...

      8. Application of 1957 Act to passengers on board H.M. vessels

        1. 8.In section 117 of the 1957 Act (application of Act...

      9. Deductions from naval pay

        1. 9.(1) Section 128A of the 1957 Act shall have effect,...

      10. Construction of references to the holding of a commission

        1. 10.(1) Section 225 of the Army Act 1955 and section...

      11. Awards against parents and guardians

        1. 11.Sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 13 of Schedule 5A to each...

      12. Application to 1957 Act of Amendments of 1955 Acts made by Criminal Justice Act 1982

        1. 12.(1) Schedule 4A to the 1957 Act (powers of court...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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