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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 347: Sections 344 to 346: supplementary provisions

713.Subsection (1) provides that where an offence contrary to section 340 or 341 is committed in a British overseas territory, proceedings may be taken and the offence may otherwise be treated as having been committed in the UK or the Isle of Man. It also provides that this shall not prevent proceedings being taken for the offence in that British overseas territory.

714.Subsection (2) provides that where an offence contrary to section 340 or 341 is committed otherwise than in the UK, the Isle of Man or a British overseas territory, proceedings may be taken and the offence may otherwise be treated as having been committed in the UK, the Isle of Man or a British overseas territory.

715.Subsection (3) defines “United Kingdom national” for the purposes of sections 344 and 345.

716.Subsection (4) specifies what is meant by references in sections 344 to 346 to a person knowing, or having reasonable cause to believe, that another person is subject to service law.

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