Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2000

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2000/1814

2000 No. 1814

DEFENCE

The Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2000

Made 12th July 2000

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 12th day of July 2000

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of section 1(2) of the Armed Forces Act 19961, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:–

S-1 This Order may be cited as the Army, Air Force and Naval...

1. This Order may be cited as the Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2000.

S-2 The Army Act 1955 , the Air Force Act 1955 and the Naval...

2. The Army Act 19552, the Air Force Act 19553and the Naval Discipline Act 19574shall continue in force for a period of twelve months beginning on the day immediately following 31st August 2000 (which is the date on which those Acts would otherwise expire).

A.K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

(This note is not part of the Order)

Section 1(1) of the Armed Forces Act 1996 provides that the Army Act 1955, the Air Force Act 1955 and the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (“the Service Discipline Acts”) should continue in force until 31st August 1997 and should then expire unless continued in force in accordance with that section. The Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Orders 1997, 1998 and 1999 (S.I. 1997/1745, S.I. 1998/1499and S.I. 1999/1734respectively) have each provided for the continuation of the Service Discipline Acts for a period of 12 months. Under the 1999 Order, those Acts will continue in force until 31st August 2000. This Order enables the Service Discipline Acts to continue in force for a further period of 12 months beyond that date.


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