Defence Act 1954

Continuance in service after 21 years’ service of men of the Permanent Defence Force.

65

65. (1) The Minister may, as respects men of the Permanent Defence Force who have completed a total continuous period of twenty-one years’ service or (by virtue of any continuance in service under this subsection) more in the Defence Forces and who desire to continue to serve in the Permanent Defence Force, by regulations provide for their continuance in service in the Permanent Defence Force.

(2) Where a man of the Permanent Defence Force is continued in service for a particular period under subsection (1) of this section, he may be continued as a man of the Permanent Defence Force for that period in the same manner in all respects as if his term of service were still unexpired.