Application to proceedings before service courts
Sections 114 to 121, 123, 124, 126, 127 to 129 and 133 and 134, in so far as they are not applied in relation to proceedings before service courts by provision contained in or made under any other Act, have effect in relation to such proceedings (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) as they have effect in relation to criminal proceedings.
(1) In their application to such proceedings those sections have effect with the following modifications.
(2) In section 116(2)(c) for “United Kingdom” substitute “country where the court is sitting”.
[(2) In section 116(2) for paragraph (c) substitute—
“(c) that either of the following applies—
(i) the court is sitting neither in the United Kingdom nor in a British overseas territory and it is not reasonably practicable to secure the attendance of the relevant person; or
(ii) the court is sitting in the United Kingdom or a British overseas territory but the relevant person is outside the United Kingdom or outside that territory (as the case may be) and it is not reasonably practicable to secure his attendance.”.]
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