This may include the power to regulate vehicular and pedestrian traffic, close or restrict access, or to direct civilians to leave Military land to which the byelaws apply.
On 6 April 1992 the RMP amalgamated into the Adjutant General's Corps (AGC), under whose overall command they form part of the AGC's Provost Branch alongside the also pre-existent Military Provost Staff Corps and the later-formed Military Provost Guard Service.
Brigadier Vivienne Buck became Provost Marshal (Army) and Commander 1 Military Police Brigade.
As well as policing service personnel whilst at home in the UK, the Royal Military Police are required to provide a capable military police presence in support of military operations overseas.
The Royal Navy Police and RAF Police also have reciprocal police powers over British Army personnel.
Where service personnel are deployed overseas, the Royal Military Police are often called upon to provide a complete policing service.