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Armed Forces Act 2006

Chapter 2 – Consecutive Sentences
Section 188: Consecutive custodial sentences

393.This section enables a service court, when passing a custodial sentence for a fixed period, to make it consecutive to another sentence. The other sentence may be one that the court passes on the same occasion, or one previously passed on him by any service court or a civilian court (including a court outside England and Wales).

Section 189: Consecutive sentences of service detention

394.This section enables a court or CO, when passing a sentence of service detention, to make it consecutive to another sentence of service detention passed on a previous occasion (or, in the case of the Court Martial or the CMAC, the same occasion), provided that this does not take the total period above two years (see section 244).

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