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Armed Forces Act 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Continuance of Services Acts

    1. 1. Continuance of Services Acts.

  3. Part II Amendments Relating to the Armed Forces and Other Persons Subject to Provisions of the Services Acts

    1. Young offenders

      1. 2. Young offenders: custodial sentences.

      2. 3. Young service offenders: minimum period of custodial orders etc.

      3. 4. Reasons to be given where custodial sentence awarded to young offender.

      4. 5. Young civilian offenders: custodial orders.

      5. 6. Abolition of reception orders.

    2. Stoppages and compensation orders

      1. 7. Stoppages under the 1955 Acts: personal injuries and limits.

      2. 8. Stoppages under the 1957 Act: personal injuries and limits.

      3. 9. Compensation orders for personal injuries on trial of civilians.

    3. Courts-martial

      1. 10. Compensation for miscarriages of justice.

      2. 11. Withdrawal of election to be tried by court-martial under the 1955 Acts: officers, warrant officers and civilians.

      3. 12. Powers of naval courts-martial.

      4. 13. Damage to public or service property etc.

    4. Deduction of maintenance payments etc. from pay

      1. 14. Deductions from pay in respect of liabilities for maintenance: the 1955 Acts.

      2. 15. Deductions from naval and marine pay in respect of liabilities for maintenance.

    5. Naval and marine pay and pensions

      1. 16. New provisions as to assignments, charges and court orders in respect of naval and marine pay, pensions etc.

  4. Part III Protection of Children of Service Families

    1. 17. Power to make service family child assessment orders.

    2. 18. Content, effect, variation and discharge of assessment orders.

    3. 19. Power to make orders for the emergency protection of children of service families.

    4. 20. Content and effect of protection orders.

    5. 20A.Power to include exclusion requirement in protection order

    6. 21. Duration of protection orders.

    7. 22. Review and discharge of protection orders.

    8. 22A.Removal and accommodation of children by service police in emergency

    9. 23. Interpretation of Part III.

  5. Part IV Supplementary

    1. 24. Application of Services Acts, including provisions of this Act, to Channel Islands and Isle of Man.

    2. 25. The 1955 Acts and the 1957 Act.

    3. 26. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    4. 27. Short title and commencement.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Assessors of Compensation for Miscarriages of Justice

      1. 1.A person may only be appointed to be an assessor...

      2. 2.A person shall hold and vacate office as an assessor...

      3. 3.A person shall vacate office as an assessor—

      4. 4.A person may at any time resign his office as...

      5. 5.Subject to paragraph 6 below, the Secretary of State may...

      6. 6.(1) The exercise of the power conferred by paragraph 5...

      7. 7.An assessor shall be paid such remuneration and allowances as...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Removal of offender to United Kingdom before confirmation of sentence

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Power to impose imprisonment for default in payment of fines

        1. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Evidence of child of tender years

        1. 3.(1) In section 93 of each of the 1955 Acts...

      4. Rules of evidence

        1. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. Finality of trials

        1. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. Enactments requiring fiat of Attorney General etc. in connection with proceedings

        1. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

      7. Recognizance by parent or guardian on conviction of civilian under 17

        1. 7.. . . . . . . . . ....

      8. Power of Courts-Martial Appeal Court to order retrial

        1. 8.In section 19 of the Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968 (power...

      9. Compensation orders

        1. 9.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      10. Powers of Standing Civilian Courts

        1. 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

      11. Removal or amendment of spent or obsolete expressions

        1. 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Enactments Repealed

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