584. Establishment and constitution of the Service Civilian Court.

(9)     The Service Civilian Court

584.     Establishment and constitution of the Service Civilian Court.

The Service Civilian Court was established by the Armed Forces Act 20061 for the trial of service offences2 committed outside the British Islands3 by civilians4. It may sit in any place, whether within or outside the United Kingdom5. The Secretary of State6 has made rules making provision with respect to the Service Civilian Court7. In any proceedings8 before the Service Civilian Court, it is to consist of a single judge advocate9