234. Powers of certain officers to take affidavits.

An authorised officer1 may, at a place outside the British Islands2, take an affidavit or declaration from a person subject to service law or a civilian subject to service discipline3. An authorised officer before whom such an affidavit or declaration is taken must state in the jurat or attestation his full name and rank and the date on which and the place at which the affidavit or declaration was taken