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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Section 152: Extent

884.This section sets out the extent of the provisions of the Act. This is detailed in paragraphs 100 to 106 above. Subsection (10) clarifies that section 76 (reasonable force for purposes of self-defence etc.) will operate outside the United Kingdom in relation to offences triable in service courts or which may be dealt with summarily by commanding officers in the armed forces, as the common law rules relating to self defence apply in relation to the armed forces wherever they are.

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