Armed Forces Act 2006


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5(1)This paragraph has effect in relation to a person subject to service law outside the British Islands.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)If the person's commanding officer is absent or otherwise not available, any authorised officer may exercise in relation to the person the powers conferred by paragraph 2.

(3)For the purposes of this paragraph, an officer is “authorised” if he is—

(a)subject to service law;

(b)of or above the rank of naval lieutenant, military or marine captain or flight lieutenant; and

(c)under the command of the person's commanding officer.