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Armed Forces Act 2006

Part 2 – Exclusion and definitions

887.Paragraph 11 creates an exception to each of paragraphs 4 to 10. A person who is not a UK national (as defined by sub-paragraph (2)) does not fall within any of those paragraphs, and therefore is not a civilian subject to service discipline (unless he falls within any of paragraphs 1 to 3), while he is in a country of which he is a national, or in which (disregarding periods when, this paragraph aside, he has been or intends to be within any of paragraphs 4 to 10) he is ordinarily resident.

888.Paragraph 12 defines “designated area” as an area outside the British Islands which is designated by order of the Secretary of State. It may consist of two or more areas, which need not be contiguous.

889.Paragraph 13 provides that a person is “residing or staying with” another person for the purposes of paragraphs 8 to 10 if he is about to reside or stay with, or is departing after residing or staying with, that person.

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