The Visiting Forces Act 1952 contains provisions1 conferring certain privileges2 and imposing certain obligations on members of any body, contingent or detachment of the forces3 of a country to which the provision in question applies4, while present in the United Kingdom (including United Kingdom territorial waters)5 on the invitation of Her Majesty's government in the United Kingdom (whereupon for the purposes of the Visiting Forces Act 1952 the force becomes a 'visiting force')6. The countries to which a provision of the Visiting Forces Act 1952 applies are the specified Commonwealth countries7 and such other countries as have been designated
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