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(1)In section 132 of AFA 2006 (punishments available to commanding officer)—
(a)in row 1 of the Table, in paragraph (c) of the entry in the third column, after “air forces” insert “ (but see subsection (1A)) ”;
(b)after subsection (1) insert—
“(1A)In this section and section 133 references to a corporal in any of Her Majesty's air forces do not include a corporal in the Royal Air Force Regiment.”
(2)In section 135 of AFA 2006 (reduction in rank: limits on powers), for subsection (3) substitute—
“(3)Where the person being punished is a corporal in any of Her Majesty's air forces, the reduction in rank authorised by subsection (2)(a) or (b) (as the case may be) is reduction to the highest rank the person has held in that force as an airman; but this is subject to subsection (3A).
(3A)In relation to the Royal Air Force Regiment, the reference in subsection (3) to a corporal is to be read as a reference to a lance corporal.”
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