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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 212: Term of detention and training order: general

435.This section restricts the period for which a detention and training order can be made under section 211. The period must be 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 18 or 24 months, and cannot exceed the maximum term of imprisonment that would be available in the case of an adult. Where the offence is under section 42 (criminal conduct) and the corresponding civilian offence is a summary offence punishable with 51 weeks’ imprisonment, the order can only be for 4 or 6 months.

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