Clause 8 — Desertion

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 4:15 pm on 22nd May 2006.

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Photo of Harry Cohen Harry Cohen Labour, Leyton and Wanstead 4:15 pm, 22nd May 2006

That deals with a mutiny, where people are getting together. I am talking about people exercising their individual conscience, which is very different.

Clause 8(3) defines "relevant service" as, among other things,

"actions or operations against an enemy", but we no longer define specifically who an enemy is.