Defence (Amendment) Act 1987

Amendment of section 107 of Principal Act.

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10.Section 107 (as amended by section 5 of the Age of Majority Act, 1985) of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsections for subsection (1):

“(1) An order shall not be made under section 8 of the Enforcement of Court Orders Act, 1940, directing the imprisonment of any person—

( a) who is a man of the Permanent Defence Force, or

( b) who is a reservist and is for the time being called out on permanent service.

(2) An order shall not be made under section 6 of the Debtors Act (Ireland), 1872, or under section 6 of the Enforcement of Court Orders Act, 1940, directing the imprisonment of any person—

( a) who is a man of the Permanent Defence Force on active service, or

( b) who is a reservist and is for the time being called out on permanent service.”.