Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923


Special Powers in relation to Defence.

General Powers of Minister with consent of Executive Council.

29.—The Minister with the consent of the Executive Council may:—

(a) Construct and maintain barracks, forts, and defence works;

(b) Establish and maintain or contract for the establishment or maintenance of arms and ammunition factories and factories for the manufacture of military clothing, equipment, and other warlike stores;

(c) Construct and maintain aerodromes and other matters incidental thereto;

(d) Acquire, construct, and maintain artillery and rifle ranges and other matters incidental thereto,

and may do all things necessary for the efficient defence and protection of the State or any part thereof.