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Army and Air Force Act 1961

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Continuance of Army Act, 1955, and Air Force Act, 1955

    1. 1.Continuance of Army Act, 1955, and Air Force Act, 1955

  3. Army Enlistment

    1. 2.Terms of enlistment in regular forces

    2. 3.Change of conditions of service after long-term enlistment in regular forces

    3. 4.Conversion of short-term enlistment in regular forces into long-term enlistment

    4. 5.Other changes of conditions of service of persons enlisted on short-term enlistments in regular forces

    5. 6.Continuance in service in regular forces after long-term service

    6. 7.Application of, amendments consequential on, and interpretation of, sections 2 to 6

  4. Air Force Enlistment

    1. 8.Terms of enlistment in regular air force

    2. 9.Change of conditions of service after long-term enlistment in regular air force

    3. 10.Conversion of short-term enlistment in regular air force into long-term enlistment

    4. 11.Other changes of conditions of service of persons enlisted on short-term enlistments in regular air force

    5. 12.Continuance in service in regular air-force after expiration of term

    6. 13.Provisions as to forfeiture of service in certain cases

    7. 14.Repeal of sections 4 to 8 of Air Force Act, 1955, and consequential provisions

    8. 15.Transitional provisions relating to sections 8 to 14

  5. Amendment of Provisions as to Enlistment, Service and Discharge of Men of the Royal Marines

    1. 16.Amendment of provisions as to enlistment, service and discharge of men of the Royal Marines

  6. Amendment as to Discharge by Purchase applicable alike to Army Act, 1955, and Air Force Act, 1955

    1. 17.Amendment of section 14 of Army Act, 1955, and Air Force Act, 1955

  7. Amendments as to Discipline, &c, applicable alike to Army Act, 1955, and Air Force Act, 1955

    1. 18.Change of circumstances for award of field punishment and forfeiture of pay

    2. 19.Forfeiture of sums from pay by way of punishment

    3. 20.Furnishing the enemy with things likely to assist him

    4. 21.Penalisation of receiving proceeds of stolen, &c, property

    5. 22.Power of commanding officer as to reduction in acting rank

    6. 23.Repeal of prohibition of dismissal of certain charges referred to higher authority

    7. 24.Extension of admissibility of statutory declaration in evidence

    8. 25.Power of authority reviewing summary findings and awards

    9. 26.Amendments as to persons qualified to hold inquiries

  8. Other Amendments applicable alike to Army Act, 1955, and Air Force Act, 1955

    1. 27.Deduction from pay of civil penalties

    2. 28.Extension of power to order compensation for loss occasioned by wrongful act or negligence

    3. 29.Extension of power of enforcement of maintenance order by deduction from pay

    4. 30.Persons whose duty it is to sign certificates of arrest or surrender of deserters and absentees

  9. Extension of penal Provisions of Army Act, 1955, to Acts and Omissions relating to Aircraft and aircraft Material

    1. 31.Extension of section 24 of Army Act, 1955, to offences relating to aircraft

    2. 32.Extension of section 26 of Army Act, 1955, to offences relating to aircraft

    3. 33.Extension of section 44 of Army Act, 1955, to aircraft and aircraft material

    4. 34.Extension of section 46 of Army Act, 1955, to aircraft and aircraft material

  10. Colonial, &c, Forces

    1. 35.Application of Army Act, 1955, and Air Force Act, 1955, to members of force of colony serving outside it

    2. 36.Provision for employment of British protected persons in colonial, &c, military and air forces

  11. Miscellaneous Provisions

    1. 37.Amendments consequential on creation of ranks of lance-corporal and lance-bombardier

    2. 38.Minor and consequential amendments of enactments and transitional provisions as to punishments

  12. Short Title, Construction and Commencement

    1. 39.Short title, construction and commencement

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Amendments of Part I of Seventh Schedule to Army Act, 1955

      1. 1.In the following provisions of the Seventh Schedule to the...

      2. 2.In sub-paragraph (4) of paragraph 2 of the principal Schedule,...

      3. 3.For sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 3 of the principal Schedule,...

      4. 4.(1) In sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 4 of the principal...

      5. 5.(1) In sub-paragraph (4) of paragraph 5 of the principal...

      6. 6.At the end of paragraph 10 of the principal Schedule...

      7. 7.(1) Paragraph 2 of this Schedule shall not apply to...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Minor and consequential Amendments of Enactments

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Transitional Provisions as to Punishments

      1. 1.In relation to a sentence of a court-martial announced before...

      2. 2.In relation to an award made before the time aforesaid...

      3. Table of Statutes referred to in this Act

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