Defence Act 1954
56.—(1) The Minister may make regulations (in this Act referred to as recruiting regulations) in relation to all or any of the following matters, that is to say:—
(a) the appointment and duties of recruiters;
(b) the persons authorised to enlist recruits for the Permanent Defence Force and the Reserve Defence Force;
(c) the manner in which recruits are to be enlisted;
(d) the forms to be used for the purposes of enlistment;
(e) the persons to be enlisted;
(f) the enlistment of recruits for service in a particular service corps;
(g) the enlistment of recruits in the Reserve Defence Force for service in a particular class of reservists;
(h) any other matter in relation to proceedings for enlistment.
(2) Recruiting regulations shall provide for the completion by a person enlisting in the Permanent Defence Force or the Reserve Defence Force of an attestation paper in the prescribed form and the signing by such person of such attestation paper and the verification of his signature.