Search Legislation

Reserve Forces Act 1982

 Help about what version

What Version

 Help about opening options

Opening Options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

1Change of name of Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve.

(1)The Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve shall, instead of being so known, be known as the Territorial Army.

(2)Accordingly—

(a)in subsection (1) of section 5 of the [1980 c. 9.] Reserve Forces Act 1980 (under which Her Majesty may maintain the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve), for the words from " maintain " onwards there shall be substituted the words " maintain the Territorial Army " , and in subsection (1) of section 156 of that Act (interpretation) the definition of " Territorial Army " shall be omitted; and

(b)a reference to the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve in any other Act or in any instrument shall be construed, so far as may be necessary in consequence of the change of name made by subsection (1) above, as a reference to the Territorial Army.

(3)In sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 5 of Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1980 (which, among other things, provides that references to the Territorial Army shall continue to be construed as references to the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve) the words " Territorial Army and the ", " respectively ", " the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve and " and " army or " shall be omitted.

2Miscellaneous amendments of the Reserve Forces Act 1980.

(1)Paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section 98 of the [1980 c. 9.] Reserve Forces Act 1980 (which requires a man of the Territorial Army or Royal Auxiliary Air Force to pay a levy if he is discharged before the end of his term) is hereby repealed; and, accordingly, in subsection (2) of that section (under which all or any of the conditions mentioned in the said subsection (1) may be dispensed with), for the words " all or any " there shall be substituted the words " one or both " .

(2)In subsection (1) of section 150 of the said Act of 1980 (which provides that the Secretary of State may make regulations with respect to the matters falling to be prescribed under the provisions of that Act listed in that subsection), after paragraph (d) there shall be inserted the following paragraph:—

(dd)section 36(1),.

(3)Section 153 of the said Act of 1980 (which makes provision with respect to provisions of that Act deriving from Acts passed before the commencement of the [1946 c. 36.] Statutory Instruments Act 1946) is hereby repealed.

(4)In paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 to the said Act of 1980 (general provisions as to evidence in proceedings under Parts IV and V of that Act) after sub-paragraph (7) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph:—

(7A)Sections 198A and 198B of the Army Act 1955 or, as the case requires, of the Air Force Act 1955 (which, as inserted by the Armed Forces Act 1981, make provision with respect to evidence derived from computer records) shall apply, with the omission in each case of subsection (7) of section 198A, in relation to proceedings under Part IV or Part V of this Act as they apply in relation to the proceedings mentioned in those sections..

(5)Subsection (4) above shall not affect any proceedings begun before whichever is the later of—

(a)the expiration of the period of one month beginning with the passing of this Act; and

(b)the coming into force of section 9 of the [1981 c. 55.] Armed Forces Act 1981 (which gives effect to the provisions applied by virtue of that subsection).

3Citation and extent.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Reserve Forces Act 1982.

(2)This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

(3)Section 158(3) of the [1980 c. 9.] Reserve Forces Act 1980 (under which provisions of that Act may be extended to the Isle of Man) shall apply in relation to the provisions of this Act as it applies in relation to the provisions of that Act; but, save as aforesaid, nothing in this Act shall affect the Reserve Forces Act 1980 in its application to the Isle of Man.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources