What is Active Service (UK)?


Under section 48(1) of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 “active service” is defined as service in:

“a. an action or operation against an enemy (within the meaning given by section 374 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52)),
b. an operation outside the British Islands for the protection of life or property, or
c. the military occupation of a foreign country or territory;”


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