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Military Aid to Civil Power


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The use of military personnel and equipment to support the forces of law and order, particularly in operations aimed at preventing and combating terrorism, e.g. guarding airports or resolving sieges. The military can also assist in other criminal situations where criminals have military type weapons. It also includes Explosive Ordnance Disposal (bomb disposal) of war time weapons or terrorist devices.

Subjects: Law.


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