Defence Act 1954

Striking or offering violence to a superior officer.

132

132.Every person subject to military law who strikes or attempts to strike, or uses, attempts to use, or offers violence to a superior officer is guilty of an offence against military law and shall, on conviction by court-martial, be liable to suffer F78 [ imprisonment for life ] or any less punishment awardable by a court-martial.

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F78

Substituted (22.07.1997) by Criminal Law Act 1997 (14/1997), s. 14, sch. 2, para. 6, commenced as per s. 1.