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Armed Forces Act 2001

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Arrest of civilian whose sentence is deferred

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54In paragraph 2A of Schedule 5A to each of the 1955 Acts (deferment of award of sentence)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (8) for “the Court or the directing officer” there is substituted “a magistrate appointed under section 6(4) of the Armed Forces Act 1976”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (9)—

(i)for “subject to service law” there is substituted “a person to whom Part 2 of this Act is applied by section 209 above”, and

(ii)in paragraph (b), for “the directing officer or by any superior officer or authority” there is substituted “a magistrate appointed under section 6(4) of the Armed Forces Act 1976”,

(c)in sub-paragraph (10) for the words “the Standing Civilian Court or directing officer” there is substituted “the magistrate”, and

(d)sub-paragraph (13) is omitted.

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