The Visiting Forces Act 2007 would define the status of foreign forces visiting Antigua and Barbuda. Section 7 of this Act provides that a court of service of an visiting force has the primary right to exercise the jurisdiction of an alleged member of the visiting force or a member of a criminal offence with respect to (a) the property or security of the designated State; or (b) the person or property of another visiting force member or dependent relative. This act is currently [time slot?] embodied in a bill still in force.  If the above is acceptable to your government, this note and your response constitute an agreement between our governments that will enter into force when the NATO Status of Forces Agreement enters into force for both Canada and the United States. The Canadian Armed Forces means Her Majesty`s Armed Forces raised by Canada; (Canadian Forces) 9 (1) If a duty tribunal, inside or outside Canada, has convicted a member of the armed forces of a State or a member of his or her family for the purposes of judicial proceedings in Canada, I have the honour to refer to recent negotiations between representatives of our governments that resulted in an agreement on the implementation of the Status of Armed Forces Agreement of the North Atlantic Treaty (signed in June). 19, 1951) to the United States Forces on leased bases in Newfoundland and Goose Bay, Labrador. The Singapores Visiting Forces Act contains provisions for “the naval, military and air forces of certain other countries visiting Singapore, as well as for the arrest and elimination of deserters or absentees without vacation in Singapore by the armed forces of those countries and for related matters”.  Visiting force refers to each of the forces of a given state that is in Canada on official missions and includes civilian personnel designated as the civilian component of a visiting force in accordance with Section 4. (foreign force in Canada) The status of personnel of the British Armed Forces shall be governed by the Agreement between the Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Status of their Armed Forces (“NATO SOFA”) of 19 June 1951, as supplemented by Article 8 of this Agreement. The Visiting Forces (British Commonwealth) Act 1933 was an Act providing for provisions concerning Her Majesty`s forces from other parts of the British Commonwealth when visiting the United Kingdom or a colony; With respect to the exercise of order and discipline, where Her Majesty`s forces from various parts of the Commonwealth serve together; With regard to the attachment of the members of such a force to another force of this type and with regard to the deserters of those forces.  The law may also apply to certain non-military foreign persons related to the visit of military forces (e.g.B. family members, civilian employees, etc.). These laws often deal with issues such as criminal justice, the treatment of apprehended persons, who are foreign military personnel absent without leave, military deserters, dual-risk situations, etc. Some laws adopted by some Governments may directly address these issues or serve as enabling legislation, so that separate visiting force agreements may be concluded between a host country and whose countries may acquire the force of res judicata.
Depending on the legal climate in the host country, such enabling legislation may or may not be necessary.. . . .