Clause 8 — Desertion

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 4:45 pm on 22nd May 2006.

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Photo of Angus MacNeil Angus MacNeil Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 4:45 pm, 22nd May 2006

I just wish to point out that under clause 8(4), anyone who intended to avoid service—when on relevant service or under orders for such service—would be liable to be sentenced to life in prison. That would apply to Mr. Kendall-Smith.