Defence Act 1954

NINTH SCHEDULE.

Form of Oath or Declaration to be taken or made by F385 [ persons enlisting ] in the Permanent Defence Force under section 54.

Section 58 (2).

PART I.

Mionnaímse (nó dearbhaímse), ___________, go solamanta go mbead dílis d’Eirinn agus tairiseach don Bhunreacht agus, faid a bhead im F386 [ chomhalta ] de na Buan-Oglaigh, go gcomhlíonfad gach ordú dleathach a bhéarfas m’oifigigh uachtaracha dhom agus nach gceanglód le haon eagraíocht nó cumann polaitíochta ná le haon chumann rúnda ar bith ná nach mbead im chomhalta den chéanna ná nach dtaobhód leis an gcéanna.

PART II.

I, ___________, do solemnly swear (or declare) that I will be faithful to Ireland and loyal to the Constitution and that while I am a F387 [ member ] of the Permanent Defence Force I will obey all lawful orders issued to me by my superior officers and will not join or be a member of or subscribe to any political organisation or society or any secret society whatsoever.