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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 277: The Service Civilian Court

547.This section establishes a court to be known as the Service Civilian Court (“SCC”) which may sit anywhere outside the British Islands.

548.Section 278: Constitution and proceedings of the Service Civilian Court

549.This section provides that the SCC is to consist of a single judge advocate, to be specified by or on behalf of the Judge Advocate General. Unlike the present situation, the judge advocate will not be called a “magistrate” when he sits on the SCC. The section also introduces Schedule 10, which contains provision about proceedings of the SCC.

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