Defence Act 1954
Discharge of apprentices.
( a) a person under the age of twenty-one years is enlisted, and
( b) such person is at the date of his attestation bound for a period of not less than two years under an indenture of apprenticeship, and
( c) the master of such person, within one month after the date of his attestation, pays to the Minister such sum (not exceeding five pounds) as the Minister may fix, produces the said indenture to the commanding officer of such person and applies to the said commanding officer for the discharge of such person,
such person shall be discharged from the Permanent Defence Force or the Reserve Defence Force (as the case may be) with all convenient speed.