Fiji Sessional Legislation
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REPUBLIC OF FIJI
TO AMEND THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI MILITARY FORCES ACT (CAP. 81)
ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji—
Short title and commencement
1.—(1)This Act may be cited as the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (Amendment) Act 2015 and shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Gazette.
(2)The Republic of Fiji Military Forces Act (Cap. 81) shall be referred to as the "Principal Act".
Section 23 amended
2.Section 23(2) of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following new paragraph after paragraph (b)—
"(bb) a court martial shall not have the power to impose a sentence of death and any reference to a sentence of death shall be read or construed as life imprisonment;"
Section 31 amended
3.Section 31(4) of the Principal Act is amended by deleting "Except in the case of a conviction involving sentence of death,".
Section 38 deleted
4. The Principal Act is amended by deleting section 38.
Passed by the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji this 11th day of February 2015.