Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923

Military command.

124.—(1) It is hereby declared that the Minister may, in such manner as to him may from time to time seem meet, make regulations as to the persons to be invested as officers or otherwise, with command over the Forces or any part thereof, or any person belonging thereto, and as to the mode in which such command is to be exercised; provided that command shall not be given to any person over a person superior in rank to himself.

(2) Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to be in derogation of any power otherwise vested in the Minister.

Power of Minister to make Rules.