406. Pardon for soldiers of the Great War.

406.     Pardon for soldiers of the Great War.

Every person who was executed for a 'relevant offence' during the First World War1 is to be taken to be pardoned in respect of the relevant offence (or relevant offences) for which he was executed2. 'Relevant offence' means any of the following3:

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    (1)     casting away arms etc;

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    (2)     cowardice;

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    (3)     leaving post etc without orders;

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    (4)     sentry sleeping etc on post or leaving post, quitting guard etc;

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    (5)     mutiny and sedition;

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    (6)     striking etc superior officer;

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    (7)     disobedience in