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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 331: Discharge etc from the regular forces and transfer to the reserve forces

657.When the enlisted person leaves regular service he will be transferred to the reserves if he has a liability for such service. Otherwise he will be discharged from his Service. This section provides that the Defence Council may make regulations about the discharge and the transfer to the reserve of enlisted persons.

658.The section also provides for the Defence Council to make regulations conferring a right on warrant officers to discharge following reduction in rank or rate.

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