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Revision of the Army and Air Force Acts (Transitional Provisions) Act 1955

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6(1)In subsection (1) of section one for the reference to a requisition of emergency there shall be substituted a reference to a requisitioning order.

(2)For the purposes of Part IV of the Army Act, 1955 a billeting requisition or requisitioning order issued by virtue of the said subsection (1) shall have effect as if issued under section one hundred and fifty-four of that Act (which relates to billeting) or section one hundred and sixty-five thereof (which relates to the requisitioning of vehicles and other chattels) but in relation to requisitions and orders issued under the said subsection'(1) the said Part W and the Fourth Schedule to that Act shall have effect subject to such adaptations as the Admiralty may by regulations prescribe, being adaptations appearing to the Admiralty necessary for adapting the said Part IV and Schedule to the naval forces.

(3)Sections forty-seven and forty-eight of the Army Act, 1955 (which relate to offences in connection with billeting and requisitioning) shall with the necessary modifications apply as respects billeting and requisitioning under the said Part IV as applied as aforesaid and to persons subject to the Naval Discipline Act, subject to the modification that as applied to such persons they shall have effect as if offences thereunder were triable under that Act and punishable with imprisonment not exceeding two years or such punishment inferior in degree as is mentioned in section fifty-two of that Act.

(4)Subsection (2) of section one shall cease to have effect.

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