473. Attempting, encouraging and assisting, and aiding and abetting service offences.

The effect of the Armed Forces Act 2006 is to apply the law of England and Wales in regard to inchoate offences1, with the exception of conspiracy, to:

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    (1)     in the case of persons subject to service law2, all service offences with the exception of: (a) criminal conduct3; and (b) aiding and abetting a service offence4, save when such aiding and abetting is the offence itself5;

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    (2)     in the case of civilians subject to service discipline6, only the following offences: (a) looting7; (b) contravention of standing orders8; (c) obstructing or failing to assist a service policeman9; (d) using violence

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