The Armed Forces Act 1991 (Commencement No.2) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-04-24

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1173 (C. 19)

DEFENCE
The Armed Forces Act 1991 (Commencement No.2) Order 1996

Made
24th April 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 27(2) and (3) of the Armed Forces Act 1991(1), hereby makes the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Armed Forces Act 1991 (Commencement No.2) Order 1996.

2.  Subject to article 3 of this Order, the following provisions of the Armed Forces Act 1991 shall come into force on 1st June 1996—

sections 17 to 23;

section 24(3);

section 26(2) and Schedule 3 insofar as they relate to the provisions specified in the Schedule to this Order.

3.  The repeal of section 14 of the Armed Forces Act 1981(2) (temporary removal to and detention in a place of safety abroad of children of service families in need of care and control) by virtue of article 2 of this Order shall not affect any order made under that section on or before 31st May 1996.

Michael Portillo
Secretary of State for Defence
24th April 1996

Article 2

SCHEDULEREPEALS TAKING EFFECT ON 1ST JUNE 1996

Chapter
Short title
Extent of repeal

3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 18.

The Army Act 1955.
Section 216(4).

3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 19.
The Air Force Act 1955.
Section 214(4).

5 & 6 Eliz. 2 c. 53.
The Naval Discipline Act 1957.
Section 125(3).

1981 c. 55.
The Armed Forces Act 1981.
Section 14.

1986 c. 21.
The Armed Forces Act 1986.
Section 13.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 1st June 1996 those provisions of the Armed Forces Act 1991 which are not already in force, namely sections 17 to 23 (protection of children of service families), section 24(3) (repeal of obsolete provisions in relation to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), and associated repeals.


(1)
1991 c. 62.

(2)
1981 c. 55; section 14 was amended by section 13 of the Armed Forces Act 1986 (c. 21).
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