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(1)In paragraph 18 of Schedule 3 to the M1Armed Forces Act 1976 (appeals from Standing Civilian Courts), after sub-paragraph (11) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph—
“(12)Where a court-martial passes a sentence on an appeal under this paragraph in a case in which the sentence of the Standing Civilian Court was suspended under paragraph 20(4) below, the court-martial may, if it thinks fit, direct that the suspension shall apply to the sentence of the court-martial in the same way as it would have applied to the sentence of the Standing Civilian Court.”
(2)Accordingly, in sub-paragraph (8) of that paragraph, after the word “above” there shall be inserted the words “ and sub-paragraph (12) below ”.
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