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Armed Forces Act 2006

Third Group of Parts: General

38.Part 18: Commanding officer and other persons with functions under Act. This Part provides in particular for the identification of a person’s CO and of higher authority in relation to a CO. It provides for the appointment of the Director of Service Prosecutions and prosecuting officers.

39.Part 19: Supplementary. This Part defines the persons who are subject to service law and those who are civilians subject to service discipline. It contains supplementary provisions, and definitions applying throughout the Act. It confers power to make consequential and transitional provision, and provides for the Act’s duration, commencement and extent.

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