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Armed Forces Act 2006

Chapter 3 – Supplementary
Section 271: Civilian courts dealing with service offences

530.This section makes it clear that Part 9 does not apply where a civilian criminal court is dealing with a person convicted of a service offence (e.g. an offence under section 95 of the Reserve Forces Act 1996) or re-sentencing under the 2003 Act an offender who has, for example, breached an order imposed by a service court. The principles in the Sentencing Act and the 2003 Act will apply instead.

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