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Armed Forces Act 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Duration of Armed Forces Act 2006

    1. 1.Duration of Armed Forces Act 2006

  3. Alcohol and drugs

    1. 2.Commanding officer's power to require preliminary alcohol and drugs tests

  4. Investigation and charging

    1. 3.Duty of service policeman following investigation

    2. 4.Power of commanding officer to charge etc

    3. 5.Power of Director of Service Prosecutions to charge etc

  5. Suspended sentences of service detention

    1. 6.Period for which sentence of service detention may be suspended

  6. Offenders assisting investigations and prosecutions

    1. 7.Immunity from prosecution

    2. 8.Undertakings as to use of evidence

    3. 9.Reduction in sentence

    4. 10.Review of sentence following offer of assistance

    5. 11.Review of sentence following failure to assist

    6. 12.Supplementary provision

  7. Armed Forces Act 2006 outside the UK

    1. 13.AFA 2006: Isle of Man and British overseas territories

  8. Repeals relating to discharge for homosexual acts

    1. 14.Repeals relating to discharge for homosexual acts

  9. War pensions committees

    1. 15.War pensions committees and armed and reserve forces compensation schemes

  10. Ministry of Defence fire-fighters

    1. 16.Powers of Ministry of Defence fire-fighters in an emergency

    2. 17.Minor amendments

  11. Final provisions

    1. 18.Meaning of “AFA 2006”

    2. 19.Commencement and transitional provision

    3. 20.Extent in the United Kingdom

    4. 21.Extent in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and British overseas territories

    5. 22.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      ISLE OF MAN AND BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORIES: FURTHER PROVISION

      1. The commencement day

        1. 1.In this Schedule “the commencement day” has the same meaning...

      2. Pre-commencement amendments of AFA 2006 and provisions applied by AFA 2006

        1. 2.(1) In section 384(2) of AFA 2006 (as amended by...

      3. Instruments made under AFA 2006 or under Acts applied by AFA 2006

        1. 3.(1) An instrument made under AFA 2006, or under a...

      4. Removal of powers to extend provisions to Gibraltar

        1. 4.(1) The powers under the sections listed in sub-paragraph (2)...

      5. Effect of paragraphs 2 to 4

        1. 5.(1) Paragraphs 2 and 3 have effect despite any provision...

      6. Consequential amendments of AFA 2006

        1. 6.AFA 2006 is amended as follows.

        2. 7.(1) Section 314 (arrest by civilian police of deserters and...

        3. 8.(1) Section 315 (deserters and absentees without leave surrendering to...

        4. 9.(1) Section 318 (arrest by civilian police of persons unlawfully...

        5. 10.In section 340(1)(b) (restriction on aliens in regular forces etc),...

        6. 11.In section 343(5)(b) (power in regulations about service inquiries to...

        7. 12.In section 372 (evidence in proceedings before civilian courts), at...

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