Defence Force Discipline Act 1982

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The Defence Force Discipline Act of 1982 is the foundation of military law in Australia. It is legislation that governs the Australian military. Main points of reference is discipline of defence members, powers of service police, rights of defence members, punishment and the Jurisdiction of the DFDA in regard to state territory and commonwealth law. Section 114, added to the Act in 2007, created the Australian Military Court, later deemed constitutionally invalid.

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