Defence Act 1954

Persons subject to military law as men.

119

119.Each of the persons mentioned in this section shall, for the purposes of this Act, be a person subject to military law as a man—

( a) a man of the Permanent Defence Force at all times,

( b) a reservist when—

(i) he is called out on permanent service or in aid of the civil power, or

(ii) he is called out for training, exercise or other duty under this Act, or

(iii) he is voluntarily attending training, or

(iv) he is undergoing treatment in a military hospital, or

(v) he is employed on military service under the orders of an officer, who is himself subject to military law, or

(vi) he is in uniform,

( c) subject to any general or special exemption made by the Minister (the proof whereof shall lie on the person claiming exemption), any person not otherwise subject to military law who is employed by or is in the service of any portion of the Defence Force which is on active service,

( d) any person, not otherwise subject to military law, who is a follower of or accompanies any portion of the Defence Forces which is on active service.