Nothing in this Act shall affect the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen in the service of the Government of India or the provision of any special or local law.

Simply Put

Provisions of this act will not affect offences committed by officers, sailors, soldiers or airmen (those who are in service for Government of India) as they have their personal laws by which they are governed; For example Army and Air force act, 1901 etc.

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