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The Armed Forces (Retrial for Serious Offences) Order 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Cases that may be retried

    1. 3.Cases that may be retried

  4. PART 3 Investigation and arrest

    1. 4.Authorisation of investigations

    2. 5.Urgent investigative steps

    3. 6.Arrest under warrant

  5. PART 4 Referral and Charge

    1. 7.Referral and charge

  6. PART 5 Application for Retrial

    1. 8.Application to Court Martial Appeal Court

    2. 9.Determination by the Court Martial Appeal Court

    3. 10.New and compelling evidence

    4. 11.Interests of justice

    5. 12.Notice of application to the Court Martial Appeal Court

    6. 13.Hearing

    7. 14.Evidence

    8. 15.Appeals to the Supreme Court

    9. 16.Restrictions on publication in the interests of justice

    10. 17.Variation or revocation of restrictions on publication

    11. 18.Offences in connection with publication restrictions

  7. PART 6 Retrial

    1. 19.Retrial

  8. PART 7 Custody

    1. 20.Custody before application under article 8(1)

    2. 21.Custody before hearing under article 13(1)

    3. 22.Provision supplementary to articles 20 and 21

    4. 23.Taking a person into service custody

    5. 24.Bail and custody during and after hearing

    6. 25.Service custody after hearing where retrial ordered

  9. PART 8 Supplementary

    1. 26.Service of documents

    2. 27.Functions of the Director

    3. 28.Powers exercisable by a single judge of the Court Martial Appeal Court

    4. 29.Powers exercisable by the registrar

    5. 30.Determination by the Court Martial Appeal Court

    6. 31.Abandonment of the application

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Qualifying Offences

      1. Offences against the Person

        1. 1.Murder

        2. 2.Attempted murder

        3. 3.Soliciting murder

        4. 4.Manslaughter

        5. 5.Kidnapping

      2. Sexual Offences

        1. 6.Rape

        2. 7.Attempted rape

        3. 8.Intercourse with a girl under thirteen

        4. 9.Incest by a man with a girl under thirteen

        5. 10.Assault by penetration

        6. 11.Causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent

        7. 12.Rape of a child under thirteen

        8. 13.Attempted rape of a child under thirteen

        9. 14.Assault of a child under thirteen by penetration

        10. 15.Causing a child under thirteen to engage in sexual activity

        11. 16.Sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder impeding choice

        12. 17.Causing a person with a mental disorder impeding choice to engage in sexual activity

      3. Drugs Offences

        1. 18.Unlawful importation of Class A drug

        2. 19.Unlawful exportation of Class A drug

        3. 20.Fraudulent evasion in respect of Class A drug

        4. 21.Producing or being concerned in production of Class A drug

      4. Criminal Damage Offences

        1. 22.Arson endangering life

        2. 23.Causing explosion likely to endanger life or property

        3. 24.Intent or conspiracy to cause explosion likely to endanger life or property

      5. War Crimes and Terrorism

        1. 25.Genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes

        2. 26.Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions

        3. 27.Directing terrorist organisation

        4. 28.Hostage-taking

      6. Conspiracy

        1. 29.Conspiracy

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Forms

  11. Explanatory Note

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