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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 384: Extent to Channel Islands, Isle of Man and British overseas territories

769.The Act extends to (i.e. forms part of the law of) every part of the UK. This section provides for its extent outside the UK.

770.Subsection (1) enables the Act to be extended to the Channel Islands by Order in Council. If such an Order is made, it can modify the Act (so that the law of the Channel Islands is not the same as that of the UK).

771.Under subsection (2) the Act extends directly (i.e. without the need for an Order in Council) to the Isle of Man and the British overseas territories; but an Order in Council can be made in order to modify it in its application to any of those territories.

772.An Order in Council under this section is not subject to parliamentary approval: see section 373(4).

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