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Revision of the Army and Air Force Acts (Transitional Provisions) Act 1955

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15(1)In section three, for paragraph (b) of subsection (3) there shall be substituted:—

(b)in the case of a conviction by an army court-martial, the Army Council; and

(c)in the case of a conviction by an air force court-martial, the Air Council",

and the proviso to that subsection shall be omitted.

(2)In section six, in subsection (4) for the words " section one hundred and thirty of the Army Act or section one hundred and thirty of the Air Force Act " there shall be substituted the words

section one hundred and sixteen of the Army Act, 1955, or section one hundred and sixteen of the Air Force Act, 1955,and for the words " on a special finding " there shall foe substituted the words " on a finding

; and in subsection (5) for the words " the Army Act or the Air Force Act" there shall be substituted the words

the Army Act, 1955, or the Air Force Act, 1955.

(3)Section fifteen shall be omitted.

(4)In section seventeen, for paragraphs (a) to (c) there shall be substituted the following paragraphs—

(a)section eighty-one of the Naval Discipline Act;

(b)section one hundred and twenty-one or one hundred and twenty-two of the Army Act, 1955;

(c)section one hundred and twenty-one or one hundred and twenty-two of the Air Force Act, 1955.

(5)In section twenty-four, for the words " the Army Act" and " the Air Force Act" wherever they occur there shall be substituted respectively the words

the Army Act, 1955

and " the Air Force Act, 1955 ", in subsection (2) after the word " expression " there shall be inserted the word

on,

for the words " section one hundred and ninety " there shall be substituted, where they first occur, the words

section two hundred and twenty-fourand, where they last occur, the words " section two hundred and twenty-two ", and subsection (3) shall be omitted.

(6)Notwithstanding anything in sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph, a petition presented to the Secretary of State shall be treated for the purposes of section three as duly presented if the finding of the court-martial was promulgated before the appointed day ; and nothing in the last foregoing sub-paragraph shall affect the application of the Act to courts-martial held before that day.

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