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8U.K.In the Armed Forces Act 2006, after section 224 insert—

224ASpecial custodial sentence for certain offenders of particular concern

(1)This section applies where—

(a)a person is convicted by the Court Martial of an offence under section 42 (criminal conduct) (whether the offence was committed before or after this section comes into force),

(b)the corresponding offence under the law of England and Wales is an offence listed in Schedule 18A to the 2003 Act,

(c)the person was aged 18 or over when the offence was committed, and

(d)the court does not impose one of the following for the offence—

(i)a sentence of imprisonment for life, or

(ii)an extended sentence of imprisonment under section 226A of the 2003 Act (as applied by section 219A of this Act).

(2)If the court imposes a sentence of imprisonment for the offence, section 236A(2) to (4) of the 2003 Act apply in relation to the term of the sentence.

(3)The references in subsections (1)(d) and (2) to a sentence imposed for the offence include a sentence imposed for the offence and one or more offences associated with it.

(4)In Schedule 18A to the 2003 Act, as applied by this section, the reference in paragraph 24 to section 30 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 is to be read as a reference to section 32 of that Act.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 8 in force at 13.4.2015 by S.I. 2015/778, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 72

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