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Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1991

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62Codes of practice: members of Her Majesty’s forces

(1)The Secretary of State may make codes of practice in connection with the exercise by members of Her Majesty’s forces of any of their powers under Part II of this Act.

(2)Subsections (2) to (5) and (8) of section 61 above shall apply to a code under this section as they apply to a code under that section.

(3)A failure on the part of a member of Her Majesty’s forces to comply with any provision of a code under this section shall not of itself render him liable to any criminal or civil proceedings other than—

(a)proceedings under any provision of the Army Act 1955 or the Air Force Act 1955 other than section 70; and

(b)proceedings under any provision of the Naval Discipline Act 1957 other than section 42.

(4)In this section “criminal proceedings” has the same meaning as in section 61 above.

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