82 Part VIII—interpretation
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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