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Army and Air Force Act 1961

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Colonial, &c, Forces

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

In subsection (3) of section two hundred and seven of the Army Act, 1955 (which provides for the application of that Act to a member of a colonial force who is acting with the regular or other military forces in the United Kingdom and for his being subject to military law) and in subsection (3) of section two hundred and seven of the Air Force Act, 1955 (which makes similar provision in the case of persons acting with the regular or other air forces) for the words " in the United Kingdom " there shall be substituted the words

outside that colony.

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

(1)Section three of the Act of Settlement shall not apply, and shall be deemed never to have applied, so as to prevent a British protected person's being employed as an officer, warrant officer or non-commissioned officer of a military or air force raised under the law of a colony, a territory under Her Majesty's protection, a United Kingdom mandated territory or a United Kingdom trust territory.

(2)In the foregoing subsection the reference to such law as is therein mentioned shall include, in relation to two or more colonies or territories under a central legislature, a reference to law made by that legislature, and " United Kingdom mandated territory " and " United Kingdom trust territory " have the same meanings as in the British Nationality Act, 1948.

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