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Polish Resettlement Act 1947

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8Provisions as to service in the forces

(1)The limit imposed by section ninety-five of the Army Act and of the Air Force Act on the number of aliens who may serve together at any one time in any corps or unit shall not apply to any of the Polish resettlement forces, and, for the purposes of the application of that limit to any other corps or unit of the Army or of the Royal Air Force at any time during the period of five years from the passing of this Act or such extended period, if any, as the Secretary of State may from time to time by order specify, aliens serving therein being former members of any of the Polish resettlement" forces shall be disregarded.

(2)A commission, to serve as an officer may be held by an alien who is for the time being a member of any of the Polish resettlement forces, and may be held at any time within the period mentioned in the preceding subsection or any extension thereof provided for under that subsection by an alien being a former member of any of the Polish resettlement forces who for the time being is a member of any other corps or unit of the Army or of the Royal Air Force or is in His Majesty's Navy.

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