82 Part VIII—interpretation

Part VIII—supplementary

82  Part VIII—interpretation

(1)     In this Part of this Act—

“confession” includes any statement wholly or partly adverse to the person who made it, whether made to a person in authority or not and whether made in words or otherwise;

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“proceedings” means criminal proceedings, including [service proceedings]; and

“Service court” means [the Court Martial or the Service Civilian Court].

[(1A)     In subsection (1) “service proceedings” means proceedings before a court (other than a civilian court) in respect of a service offence; and “service offence” and “civilian court” here have the same meanings as in the Armed Forces Act 2006.]


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