306. Effects of a deceased member of the armed forces left within a prescribed area.

On the death of a person who is subject to service law1, all his effects in any camp or quarters or, if outside the United Kingdom, the prescribed area2, are required to be secured by a committee of adjustment3, except in cases prescribed by royal warrant, and an inventory made of them4. The committee must ascertain the amount of specified preferential charges on the deceased's property and provide for their payment5. Subject to the prescribed regulations6, if these charges are paid or secured in full by any person7, the committee must not interfere further in relation to the property