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The Army and Air Force (Women's Service) (Adaptation of Enactments) Order 1949

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The Army Act

At the end of section one hundred and seventy-six A of the Army Act (which provides for the application of the Act to women's forces) there shall be added the following subsection:—

(2) In relation to women members of any land force raised under the Army and Air Force (Women's Service) Act, 1948, this Act shall have effect subject to the following modifications:—

(a)in relation to officers, for references to any rank there shall be substituted references to such relative rank as may be specified by regulations made by His Majesty;

(b)so much of sections forty-four and forty-six as provide for the awarding of field punishment shall not apply;

(c)in sections one hundred and thirty-seven, one hundred and thirty-eight and one hundred and forty-four A to one hundred and forty-five A references to a wife shall be construed as references to a husband.

The Air Force Act

The foregoing provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall apply in relation to the Air Force Act as they apply in relation to the Army Act, but with the substitution for the reference to a land force of a reference to an air force.

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