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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 132: Punishments available to commanding officer

282.This section lists the punishments which are available to a CO who has found a charge proved. It also places restrictions in relation to the rank or rate of a person who may receive certain punishments from the CO.

283.Under regulations, a CO may decide the details of a minor punishment, and this provision allows for the different circumstances COs find themselves in. A CO is also permitted to delegate functions under minor punishment regulations.

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