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Armed Forces Act 2006

Second Group of Parts: Miscellaneous Matters

34.Part 14: Enlistment, terms of service etc. This Part deals with a number of matters broadly relating to enlistment and terms of service. Among other provisions it gives the Defence Council powers to make regulations governing the enlistment of persons into the regular forces and their service in and discharge from those forces. It also provides a system for a person subject to service law to apply for redress of grievances in relation to his service.

35.Part 15: Forfeitures and deductions. This Part gives the Secretary of State power to make regulations for the purpose of making forfeitures and deductions from service pay for specified purposes.

36.Part 16: Inquiries. This Part gives the Secretary of State power to make regulations for internal service inquiries to investigate and report on matters referred to them.

37.Part 17: Miscellaneous. This Part makes provision about a number of discrete matters. The matters include exemption of the Services from tolls and charges, powers to admit to a service hospital persons outside the UK who are suffering from mental disorder, protection of children of service families, and provision invalidating assignments of, or charges against, armed forces pay or pensions.

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