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Emergency Laws (Repeal) Act 1959

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Part CE+W+S+N.I. The Defence (Armed Forces) Regulations 1939

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C1Regulations made permanent by Emergency Powers Act 1964 (c. 38), s. 2

1These Regulations may be cited as the Defence (Armed Forces) Regulations 1939.E+W+S+N.I.

6The Admiralty, the Army Council or the Air Council may by order authorise officers and men of Her Majesty’s naval, military or air forces under their respective control to be temporarily employed in agricultural work or such other work as may be approved in accordance with instructions issued by the Admiralty, the Army Council or the Air Council, as the case may be, as being urgent work of national importance, and thereupon it shall be the duty of every person subject to [F1service law within the meaning of the Armed Forces Act 2006]F1 to obey any command given by his superior officer in relation to such employment, and every such command shall be deemed to be a lawful command F2....E+W+S+N.I.

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F1Words in Sch. 2 Pt. C substituted (28.3.2009 for certain purposes and otherwise 31.10.2009) by virtue of Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), ss. 378, 383(2), Sch. 16 para. 15; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3; S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

F2Words in Sch. 2 Pt. C repealed (28.3.2009 for certain purposes and otherwise 31.10.2009) by Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52), ss. 378, 383(2), Sch. 17; S.I. 2009/812, art. 3; S.I. 2009/1167, art. 4

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C2References to the Admiralty, the Army Council and the Air Council to be construed as references to the Defence Council: Defence (Transfer of Functions) Act 1964 (c. 15), ss. 1(3)(7), 3(2)

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