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21st December 1988
Coming into force
21st December 1988
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 34(4) of the Reserve Forces Act 1980(1), hereby makes the following Regulations:—
1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Army Long-Term Reserve Regulations 1988 and shall come into force on the 21st December 1988.
(2) In these Regulations:—
“Long-Term Reservist” means a person liable to recall for service under the provisions of section 34 of the Reserve Forces Act 1980;
“corps” and “regular forces” have the same meaning as in the Army Act 1955(2);
“Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office” means in relation to a Long-Term Reservist, the Officer in Charge of such Manning and Record Office of which the Long-Term Reservist is from time to time notified by or on behalf of the Defence Council, or if there has been no such notification, the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office of the corps in which he last served as a member of the regular forces.
2. A Long-Term Reservist shall notify the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office in writing of any change in his name or address within 14 days of the change occurring.
3. (1) If a Long-Term Reservist expects to be absent from the United Kingdom for a continuous period exceeding 3 months, he shall notify the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office in writing before he departs from the United Kingdom of his intended departure date and of the fact that he expects to be absent for a continuous period exceeding 3 months.
(2) If a Long-Term Reservist returns to the United Kingdom after having been absent for a period exceeding 3 months he shall within 14 days notify the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office, in writing, of his return and of his address within the United Kingdom.
(3) For the purposes of this Regulation a person shall be treated as being within the United Kingdom if he is within the boundaries of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man; and references to a person being absent from, departing from or returning to the United Kingdom shall be construed accordingly.
4. (1) A Long-Term Reservist shall as soon as reasonably practicable notify the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office in writing if he believes he is medically unfit for military service and is likely to remain so for a period exceeding 3 months.
(2) A Long-Term Reservist shall as soon as reasonably practicable notify the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office in writing if, having given such a notification, he later believes he is fit for military service.
5. (1) If a Long-Term Reservist becomes a person of any description specified in the Schedule to these Regulations, he shall within 14 days notify the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office in writing of the fact, giving details of his employment or occupation.
(2) If he ceases to be such a person he shall within 14 days notify the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office in writing of the fact.
6. (1) If the Officer in Charge of Manning and Record Office notifies a Long-Term Reservist in writing that he is required to give in writing any of the information referred to in paragraph (2) below, the Long-Term Reservist shall comply with such requirement within 14 days.
(2) The information which a Long-Term Reservist may be required to give under this Regulation is:
(a)his name, address and marital status;
(b)particulars of any trade or business carried on by him;
(c)particulars of his employment or office;
(d)particulars of his professional, technical and industrial qualifications;
(e)information as to his medical condition.
7. The Army Long Term Reserve Regulations 1964(3) are hereby revoked.
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
Dated 21st December 1988
1. A member of a police force within the meaning of the Police Act 1964(4) (including a person on central service within the meaning of section 43 of that Act).
2. A regular constable within the meaning of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967(5) (including a person on central service within the meaning of section 38 of that Act).
3. A member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
4. A member of the Isle of Man Constabulary maintained under the Police (Isle of Man) Act 1962 (an Act of Tynwald).
5. A member of the Island police force maintained under the Guernsey Law of 1919 entitled Loi Ayant Rapport a la Police Salariee pour L'Ile Entiere.
6. A member of the Force or a port control officer within the meaning of the Police Force (Jersey) Law 1974.
7. A member of any body of constables maintained by an authority other than a police authority for any area in Great Britain or the Police Authority for Northern Ireland.
8. A member of a fire brigade maintained —
(b)by the States of Guernsey;
(c)by the Harbours and Airport Committee of the States of Jersey;
(d)by the Secretary of State for Defence; or
(e)at any aerodrome within the meaning of the Civil Aviation Act 1982(8).
9. A prison officer —
(b)employed by the States of Guernsey;
(c)appointed for the purposes of the Prison (Jersey) Law 1957; or
(d)appointed under section 3 of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1952(11).
10. An officer within the meaning of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979(12), the Customs and Excise Management Act 1986 (an Act of Tynwald), the Customs and Excise (General Provisions) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 1972, or the Customs and Excise (General Provisions) (Jersey) Law 1972.
11. An immigration officer within the meaning of the Immigration Act 1971(13).
12. A person in the employ of the Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford and Strond, the Commissioners of Northern Lights or the Commissioners of Irish Lights.
13. A person employed to work on an offshore installation within the meaning of the Mineral Workings (Offshore Installations) Act 1971(14).
14. A person who, in the course of business or employment, leads a seafaring life.
15. A person in holy orders or a regular minister of any religious denomination.
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations supersede the Army Long Term Reserve Regulations 1964.
Section 34 of the Reserve Forces Act 1980 (c. 9) provides that certain former soldiers are liable to recall. These persons are required by the section to furnish information to enable notices of recall to be served on them. The Regulations specify the information which must be furnished, the manner in which it must be furnished, and the period within which it must be furnished.
S.I. 1984/1821 (N.I. 11).
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