Defence Act 1954

Application of the Army Pensions Acts, 1923 to 1949, to Reserve Defence Force.

303

303. (1) In this section, the expression “ the Acts” means the Army Pensions Acts, 1923 to 1949.

(2) Save as provided by subsection (3) of this section, the expression “ the forces” where it occurs in the Acts shall be construed as excluding the Reserve Defence Force.

(3) In the Acts (except sections 10 and 14 of the Army Pensions Act, 1927 (No. 12 of 1927))—

( a) the expression “ the forces” shall be construed as including the Reserve of Officers (First Line), and the Reserve of Men (First Line),

( b) the word “ soldier” shall be construed as including a man of the Reserve of Men (First Line).