Defence Act 1954

Amendment of the Ministers and Secretaries Act, 1924.

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304. (1) For the purposes of subsection (4) of section 15 of the Ministers and Secretaries Act, 1924 (No. 16 of 1924), as amended by subsection (2) of section 7 of the Documentary Evidence Act, 1925 (No. 24 of 1925), an officer, serving in F375 [ Defence Forces Headquarters ] , shall, in respect of any order or other instrument made by the Minister under or by virtue of this Act, be deemed to be an officer of the Department of Defence.

(2) For the purposes of paragraph ( c) of section 17 of the Ministers and Secretaries Act, 1924, an officer serving in F375 [ Defence Forces Headquarters ] shall be deemed to be an officer within the meaning of the said paragraph ( c).

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F375

Substituted (1.10.1998) by Defence (Amendment) Act 1998 (31/1998), s. 8, S.I. No. 366 of 1998.