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Armed Forces Act 2006

Part 2 – Ex-servicemen etc

782.Part 2 of the Schedule applies to offenders who satisfy the conditions listed in paragraph 3(2). These will normally be people who committed an offence while subject to service law but are no longer subject to service law when sentenced for the offence. In the case of such an offender, paragraph 3(1) substitutes a more limited range of punishments in place of those available under section 164.

783.For this purpose paragraph 4 modifies provisions restricting the punishments available under section 164, so that the restrictions apply similarly in relation to the punishments listed in paragraph 3.

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