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Armed Forces Act 2001

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Air Force Act 1955 (c. 19)

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83BCPower of prosecuting authority to advise police forces

(1)The prosecuting authority may give advice to police forces on all matters relating to offences under this Act (including offences under the Reserve Forces Act 1996 which by virtue of subsection (1) of section 103 of that Act are treated for the purposes mentioned in that subsection as being offences under this Act).

(2)In this section “police force” means any of the following—

(a)the Royal Air Force Police;

(b)the Royal Military Police;

(c)the Royal Navy Regulating Branch;

(d)the Ministry of Defence Police;

(e)any police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996 (police forces in England and Wales outside London);

(f)the metropolitan police force;

(g)the City of London police force;

(h)any police force maintained under or by virtue of section 1 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967;

(i)the Police Service of Northern Ireland;

(j)the British Transport Police;

(k)the National Crime Squad.

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