Armed Forces Discipline Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords

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Further amendments relating to summary appeal courts.     25. Schedule 3 to this Act (which makes further amendments of the 1955 Acts and the 1957 Act in relation to the summary appeal courts) shall have effect.
Interpretation.     26. In this Act-
    "the 1955 Acts" means the Army Act 1955 and the Air Force Act 1955;
    "the 1957 Act" means the Naval Discipline Act 1957.
Repeals.     27. The enactments specified in Schedule 4 are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.
Short title and commencement.     28. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Armed Forces Discipline Act 2000.
      (2) This Act, except this section and section 26, shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.
      (3) An order under subsection (2)-
    (a) may appoint different days for different purposes, and
    (b) may contain such transitional provisions and savings as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient in connection with any provision brought into force by the order.
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