Defence Act 1954

Amendment of the Military Service Pensions Acts, 1924 to 1949.

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305.In subsections (1) and (3) of section 4 of, and in the Second Schedule to the Military Service Pensions Act, 1924 (No. 48 of 1924), and in section 16 of the Military Service Pensions Act, 1934 (No. 43 of 1934)—

( a) the references to the Defence Forces of Saorstát Éireann shall be construed as including references to the Permanent Defence Force,

( b) the word “ discharge” shall—

(i) in relation to an officer of the Permanent Defence Force, mean retirement or resignation, and

(ii) in relation to a man of the Permanent Defence Force who is transferred to the Reserve Defence Force, mean transfer to the Reserve Defence Force.