305. Forfeiture of and deductions from pay; assignment.

Any forfeiture from the pay of any person subject to service law1 must be authorised by statute2, and no deduction from such pay may be made unless by statute3.

Such a person must, notwithstanding any deduction from his pay but subject to any forfeiture, remain in receipt of pay at not less than the minimum rate prescribed by Defence Council regulations4. Regulations made by the Secretary of State enable the Defence Council, and authorised officers thereof, to make orders authorising the pay of a person subject to service law to be forfeited for or in respect of any period of