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SCHEDULE 6E+W+S+N.I. Miscellaneous amendments

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

Part 1E+W+S+N.I. Amendments of Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992

1At the end of section 2 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 (c. 34) (offences to which that Act applies) there is inserted—E+W+S+N.I.

(4)This Act applies to a service offence (wherever committed) if the corresponding civil offence is mentioned in subsection (1).

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I1Sch. 6 Pt. 1 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

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F1Sch. 6 para. 2 repealed (1.5.2004) by Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42), s. 141, Sch. 7; S.I. 2004/874, art. 2

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I2Sch. 6 Pt. 1 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

3(1)Section 6 of that Act (interpretation etc.) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)after the definition of “complainant” there is inserted—

corresponding civil offence”, in relation to a service offence, means the civil offence (within the meaning of the Army Act 1955, the Air Force Act 1955 or the Naval Discipline Act 1957) the commission of which constitutes the service offence;

and

(b)after the definition of “relevant programme” there is inserted—

service offence” means an offence against section 70 of the Army Act 1955, section 70 of the Air Force Act 1955 or section 42 of the Naval Discipline Act 1957;.

(3)In subsection (3) after “accused of an offence” there is inserted “ , other than a service offence, ”.

(4)After subsection (3) there is inserted—

(3A)For the purposes of this Act, a person is accused of a service offence if he is treated by section 75(4) of the Army Act 1955, section 75(4) of the Air Force Act 1955 or section 47A(4) of the Naval Discipline Act 1957 as charged with the offence, and references in section 3 to an accusation alleging an offence shall be construed accordingly.

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I3Sch. 6 Pt. 1 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

4(1)Section 7 of that Act (application of Act in relation to courts-martial) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (1), for “section 2(1)” there is substituted “ section 2(4) ”.

(3)In subsection (2), paragraph (f) and the word “and” preceding it are omitted.

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I4Sch. 6 Pt. 1 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Part 2E+W+S+N.I. Abolition of office of Deputy Judge Advocate

Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1951 (c. 46)E+W+S+N.I.

5In section 30(1)(b) of the Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1951 (assistants to Judge Advocate General), there are omitted—

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(b)the words “in each case”.

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I5Sch. 6 Pt. 2 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

6In section 31 of that Act (qualifications of Judge Advocate General and assistants)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)at the end of paragraph (b) there is inserted “ or ”, and

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(c)in subsection (4), for “, an Assistant Judge Advocate General or a Deputy Judge Advocate” there is substituted “ or an Assistant Judge Advocate General ”.

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I6Sch. 6 Pt. 2 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

7In section 32(1) of that Act (tenure of Judge Advocate General and assistants) for “, an Assistant Judge Advocate General or a Deputy Judge Advocate” there is substituted “ or an Assistant Judge Advocate General ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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I7Sch. 6 Pt. 2 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24) and Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)E+W+S+N.I.

8In Part 3 of Schedule 1 to each of the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 and the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (other disqualifying offices), in the entry beginning “Judge Advocate General”, for “, Assistant Judge Advocate General or Deputy Judge Advocate” there is substituted “ or Assistant Judge Advocate General ”.

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I8Sch. 6 Pt. 2 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)E+W+S+N.I.

9In Schedule 11 to the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (judges etc. barred from legal practice) in the entry relating to an Assistant or Deputy Judge Advocate General, the words “or Deputy” are omitted.

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I9Sch. 6 Pt. 2 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (c. 8)E+W+S+N.I.

10In section 27(3) of the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (completion of proceedings after retirement), paragraph (f) is omitted.

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I10Sch. 6 Pt. 2 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Part 3E+W+S+N.I. Amendments of Reserve Forces Act 1996

Delegation by Secretary of State of certain functionsE+W+S+N.I.

11In section 35(1) of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14) (exercise of certain functions under section 32 or 33 of that Act) after “section” there is inserted “ 31, ”.

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I11Sch. 6 Pt. 3 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Notice given by special memberE+W+S+N.I.

12In section 41 of that Act (cessation of liabilities), in subsection (4) the word “been” is omitted.

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I12Sch. 6 Pt. 3 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Absence for votingE+W+S+N.I.

13In section 125 of that Act (absence for voting), in paragraph (a), after “Member of the Scottish Parliament” there is inserted “ , a Member of the National Assembly for Wales, a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly ”.

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I13Sch. 6 Pt. 3 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Part 4E+W+S+N.I. Amendments consequential on section 21(5) of Human Rights Act 1998

Army Act 1955 (c. 18) and Air Force Act 1955 (c. 19)E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c. 53)E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Part 5E+W+S+N.I. Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service and former Women’s Royal Naval Service

Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c. 53)E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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Armed Forces Act 1976 (c. 52)E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 6 paras. 14-27 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Armed Forces Act 1981 (c. 55)E+W+S+N.I.

28Section 20(2) of, and Part 3 of Schedule 3 to, the Armed Forces Act 1981 (which apply to members of Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service provisions of the Armed Forces Act 1966 relating to discharge etc.) shall cease to have effect.

Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)E+W+S+N.I.

29In section 622 of the Housing Act 1985, in the definition of “regular armed forces of the Crown”, for the words from “, the regular air force” to the end there is substituted “ or the regular air force as defined by section 223 of the Air Force Act 1955 ”.

Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)E+W+S+N.I.

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Part 6E+W+S+N.I. Other amendments

Marriages in service chapelsE+W+S+N.I.

31In section 68 of the Marriage Act 1949 (c. 76) (solemnization of marriages in naval, military and air force chapels)—

(a)in subsection (2)(e), after “daughter” there is inserted “ , son, step-daughter or step-son ”, and

(b)in subsection (3), the words from “and the expression” to the end are omitted.

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I14Sch. 6 para. 31 wholly in force; Sch. 6 para. 31 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 39; Sch. 6 para. 31 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Retirement age for assistants to Judge Advocate GeneralE+W+S+N.I.

32(1)In section 32(2) of the Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1951 (c. 46) (tenure of office of Judge Advocate General and assistants), for “sixty-five” there is substituted “ seventy ”.

(2)The amendment made by sub-paragraph (1) applies in relation to any such officer as is mentioned in section 30(1) of that Act (assistants to Judge Advocate General) whether appointed before or after the commencement of sub-paragraph (1).

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I15Sch. 6 para. 32 wholly in force; Sch. 6 para. 32 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 39; Sch. 6 para. 32 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

Sentence where penalty for civil offence fixed by law as life imprisonmentE+W+S+N.I.

F433. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F434. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

Qualification for appointment as judicial officerE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F436. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

Evidence given before boards of inquiryE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F438. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

Compensation for lossE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F440. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

Redress of complaintsE+W+S+N.I.

F441. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F442. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Civilian contractors attached to or accompanying armed forcesE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F445. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

Interpretation of references to “Royal Air Force Police”E+W+S+N.I.

F446. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F447. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Interpretation of references to a “constable”E+W+S+N.I.

F449. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Application to civiliansE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F451. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Arrest of civilian whose sentence is deferredE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

Right of appeal to Courts-Martial Appeal CourtE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 6 paras. 33-56 repealed (28.3.2009 for specified purposes, 31.10.2009 in so far as not already in force) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), s. 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3(a)(b) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2009/1059); S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F456. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

Children in respect of whom protective orders may be madeE+W+S+N.I.

57In section 17 of the Armed Forces Act 1991 (c. 62) (power to make service family child assessment orders), for subsections (1) and (2) there is substituted—

(1)The power to make an order under this section (in this Part of this Act referred to as an “assessment order”) is exercisable only with respect to a child who—

(a)resides outside the British Islands with the family of a person subject to service law serving in a country or territory outside the British Islands or of a civilian in a corresponding position, or

(b)is staying (for however short a time) outside the British Islands with such a family.

(2)In the following provisions of this section and in section 18 of this Act, any reference to a person with whom a child was at any time residing includes a reference to a person with whom a child was staying.

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I16Sch. 6 para. 57 wholly in force; Sch. 6 para. 57 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 39; Sch. 6 para. 57 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

58In section 19 of that Act (power to make orders for the emergency protection of children of service families) for subsections (1) and (2) there is substituted—E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The power to make an order under this section (in this Part of this Act referred to as a “protection order”) is exercisable only with respect to a child who—

(a)resides outside the British Islands with the family of a person subject to service law serving in a country or territory outside the British Islands or of a civilian in a corresponding position, or

(b)is staying (for however short a time) outside the British Islands with such a family.

(2)In the following provisions of this Part, any reference to a person with whom a child was at any time residing includes a reference to a person with whom a child was staying.

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I17Sch. 6 para. 58 wholly in force; Sch. 6 para. 58 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 39; Sch. 6 para. 58 in force at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/3234, art. 2 (subject to art. 3)

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Amendment relating to abolition of naval disciplinary courtsE+W+S+N.I.

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F5Sch. 6 para. 59 repealed (1.5.2004) by Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42), s. 141, Sch. 7; S.I. 2004/874, art. 2

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