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Armed Forces Act 2006

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200Suspended sentence orders with or without community requirements
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(1)Subsection (2) applies where (apart from this section) a relevant service court would have power under section 189 of the 2003 Act to make a suspended sentence order.

(2)Section 189(1) of that Act shall be read as conferring on the court a power either—

(a)to make a suspended sentence order with community requirements; or

(b)to make a suspended sentence order without community requirements.

(3)In this Chapter “a suspended sentence order with community requirements” means a suspended sentence order that—

(a)includes all the provision required by section 189(1) of the 2003 Act (as modified by subsection (5) below); and

(b)complies with section 189(3) and (4) of that Act.

(4)In this Chapter “a suspended sentence order without community requirements” means a suspended sentence order made as if in section 189 of the 2003 Act (as modified by subsection (5) below) the following were omitted—

(a)paragraph (a) of subsection (1);

(b)in paragraph (b) of that subsection, sub-paragraph (i) (and the word “either” before that sub-paragraph);

(c)subsection (4) and the reference in subsection (3) to the supervision period.

(5)In section 189(1) of the 2003 Act (suspended sentence orders) as it applies to a relevant service court, paragraph (b)(ii) (commission of UK offence in operational period of order) has effect as if for the words from “commits” to the end of sub-paragraph (ii) there were substituted commits—

(a)another service offence (within the meaning of the Armed Forces Act 2006), or

(b)an offence in the British Islands,.

(6)A relevant service court may not specify in a suspended sentence order with community requirements a requirement to be complied with outside the United Kingdom.

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