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Armed Forces Act 1966 (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

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  3. Part II Amendments of Law as to Entry, Enlistment and Terms of Service in regular Forces

    1. Terms and Conditions of Service

      1. 2. Power of Defence Council to make regulations as to engagement of persons in regular forces.

    2. Provisions relating to the Royal Navy

      1. 3.Application of sections 4 to 10.

      2. 4. Postponement, in certain cases, of discharge or transfer to Royal Fleet Reserve of ratings.

      3. 5.Continuation of service in Royal Navy in imminent national danger.

      4. 6. Discharge of ratings.

      5. 7.Transfer of ratings to reserve.

      6. 8. False statements on entry into Royal Navy.

      7. 9.Consents to entry of young persons into Royal Navy.

      8. 10.Validity of entry into Royal Navy.

      9. 11.Amendments of Law as to Entry, Enlistment and Terms of Service in regular Forces

    3. Provisions relating to Army and Air Force

      1. 12. Continuation of army and air-force service in imminent national danger.

      2. 13. Amendment of provisions as to discharge and transfer to reserve of men of the Royal Marines.

    4. Interpretation of Part II

      1. 14. Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

    1. Provision applicable alike to Persons subject to Naval Discipline Act1957, military Law or air-force Law

      1. 15.Taking into custody persons arrested or likely to be arrested by overseas authorities.

    2. Command over Her Majesty’s Forces

      1. 16. Powers of command over Her Majesty’s forces. 1700 c. 2.

    3. Amendments applicable alike to Army Act 1955, Air Force Act 1955 and Naval Discipline Act 1957

      1. 17. Increase in maximum fine awardable to civilians on summary trial under Armed Forces Acts.

      2. 18.Procuring or assisting continuation of desertion or absence without leave.

      3. 19. Application of Armed Forces Acts to Republic of Ireland.

      4. 20. Amendments as to active service.

    4. Amendments applicable alike to Army Act 1955 and Air Force Act 1955

      1. 21, 22. Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

      2. 23. Power of Defence Council to authorise further officers to deal summarily with charges against certain officers and warrant officers.

      3. 24. Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

      4. 25.Jurisdiction of civil courts.

      5. 26. Amendments as to trial under Army Act 1955 and Air Force Act 1955 after trial by civil court.

      6. 27.Amendments relating to Her Majesty’s aircraft, aircraft materials and ships.

      7. 28.Construction of references to Her Majesty’s forces, and amendment of definitions of “desertion” and “enemy”.

      8. 29. Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

    5. Amendments of Army Act 1955 and Air Force Act 1955 with respect to Punishment of army N.C.Os.

      1. 30. Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

    6. Amendment applicable to Air Force Act 1955 only

      1. 31. Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

    7. Amendments applicable to Naval Discipline Act 1957 only

      1. 32. Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

      2. 33. Persons whose duty it is, for purposes of Naval Discipline Act 1957, to sign certificates of arrest or surrender of absentees or deserters.

      3. 34. Other Amendments of Law relating to armed Forces

      4. 35. Amendments as to trial by civil court after trial under Naval Discipline Act 1957, and trial under that Act after trial by civil court.

      5. 36. Definition of “Her Majesty’s forces” and amendment of definition of “enemy”.

  5. Part IV General

    1. 37. Minor and consequential amendments, repeals and transitional provisions.

    2. 38. Short title, construction and commencement.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Enactments subject to Repeal by Regulations

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    2. SCHEDULE 2

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    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendments of Part I of Schedule 7 to the Army Act 1955

      1. 1. Amendments of Part I of Schedule 7 to the Army Act 1955

      2. 2. Amendments of Part I of Schedule 7 to the Army Act 1955

      3. 3. Amendments of Part I of Schedule 7 to the Army Act 1955

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Minor and consequential Amendments of Enactments

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      2. The Army Act 1955

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      3. The Air Force Act 1955

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      4. The Naval Discipline Act 1957

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      5. The Army and Air Force Act 1961

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    5. SCHEDULE 5

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    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Transitional Provisions

      1. 1. Transitional Provisions

      2. 2. Transitional Provisions

      3. 3. Transitional Provisions

      4. 4. Transitional Provisions

      5. 5. Transitional Provisions

      6. 6. Transitional Provisions

      7. 7. Transitional Provisions

      8. 8. Transitional Provisions

      9. 9. Transitional Provisions

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