Defence Act 1954

Dyeing and conversion of uniforms, etc.


266. (1) If any person, except under and in accordance with a permit issued by or on behalf of the Minister,

( a) dyes, or receives for the purpose of dyeing, any service textile article or any article which he has reasonable grounds for believing is a service textile article or a converted service textile article, or

( b) converts into another article or receives for the purpose of conversion into another article any service textile article,

such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding F365 [ 100 ] pounds.

(2) In this section—

the expression “ service textile article” means any article of a textile nature issued to or for the use of members of the Defence Forces;

the expression “ converted service textile article” means any service textile article which has been converted into another article.