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Armed Forces Act 2011

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3Provost Marshal’s duty in relation to independence of investigations

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After section 115 of AFA 2006 insert—

Provost Marshal’s duty in relation to independence of investigations

115AProvost Marshal’s duty in relation to independence of investigations

(1)This section applies in relation to each service police force.

(2)The Provost Marshal of the force has a duty, owed to the Defence Council, to seek to ensure that all investigations carried out by the force are free from improper interference.

(3)“Improper interference” includes, in particular, any attempt by a person who is not a service policeman to direct an investigation which is being carried out by the force.

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