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Defence Forces Act, 1937

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Number 41 of 1937.


DEFENCE FORCES ACT, 1937.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions and construction.

2.

Commencement.

3.

Military command.

4.

Appointment to certain offices.

5.

Appointment to commissioned rank.

6.

Oath by officers of the Forces.

7.

Dismissal of officers.

8.

Retirement of officers.

9.

Resignation of officers.

10.

Effective dates of appointments, etc., of officers.

11.

Oath to be taken by soldiers.

12.

Discharge of soldiers.

13.

Prohibition of membership of political and secret societies.

14.

Convening of courts-martial and confirmation of findings and sentences of courts-martial.

15.

Repeals.

16.

Short title and citation.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Forms of Commission to an Officer

SECOND SCHEDULE

Enactments Repealed


Acts Referred to

Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923

No. 30 of 1923

Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923 (Continuance and Amendment) Act, 1924

No. 38 of 1924

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Number 41 of 1937.


DEFENCE FORCES ACT, 1937.


AN ACT TO MAKE, FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE CONSTITUTION OF IRELAND LATELY ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE, PROVISION FOR CERTAIN MATTERS RELATING TO THE DEFENCE FORCES, INCLUDING THE REGULATION OF THE EXERCISE OF THE SUPREME COMMAND OF THE DEFENCE FORCES. [17th December, 1937.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—