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Army and Air Force Act 1961

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

(1)An order may be made under subsection (2) of section one hundred and forty-seven of the Army Act, 1955 (which empowers the Army Council or an officer authorised by them, where it appears to them or him that loss of, or damage to, public or service property has been occasioned by a person while a member of the regular forces, to order that person to pay compensation for the loss or damage), notwithstanding that that person is at the time when the order is made no longer a member of the regular forces, and accordingly in the said subsection (2) after the words " the person responsible " (where first occurring) there shall be inserted the words

(whether or not he is a member of the regular forces at the time when the order is made).

(2)The reference in the foregoing subsection to the Army Act, 1955, shall be deemed to include a reference to the Air Force Act, 1955, but that subsection shall, in its application to the last-mentioned Act, have effect with the substitution, for the words

Army Council, of the words " Air Council", and, for the words " regular forces ", in each place where they occur, of the words " regular air force ".

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