SCHEDULE 12Minor Amendments

The Army Act 1955 (c. 18)

8(1)Schedule 5A to that Act (powers of court on trial of civilian) shall be amended as follows.

(2)For paragraphs 7(3) and (4) there shall be substituted—

(3)While an authorisation under a reception order is in force the order shall (subject to sub-paragraph (4) below) be deemed to be a care order for the purposes of the Children Act 1989, and the authorised authority shall be deemed to be the authority designated in that deemed care order.

(3A)In sub-paragraph (3) above “care order” means a care order which is not an interim care order under section 38 of the Children Act 1989.

(4)The Children Act 1989 shall apply to a reception order which is deemed to be a care order by virtue of sub-paragraph (3) above as if sections 31(8) (designated local authority), 91 (duration of care order etc.) and 101 (effect of orders as between different jurisdictions) were omitted.

(3)In sub-paragraph (5)(c) for the words from “attains” to the end there shall be substituted “attains 18 years of age”.

(4)In paragraph 8(1) for the words “Children and Young Persons Act 1969” there shall be substituted “Children Act 1989”.