Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) (No. 2) Act, 1940

Definitions and construction.

2.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Principal Act” means the Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923 (No. 30 of 1923), as amended by any subsequent enactment;

the expression “the Acts” means the Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Acts, 1923 to 1940;

the expression “the Defence Forces” means the Forces and the Reserve;

the expression “State ship” means a ship or vessel belonging to, or employed in the service of, the State.

(2) The Acts and this Act shall be read and construed together and accordingly every expression and word used in this Act to which a particular meaning is given by the Acts for the purposes of the Acts has in this Act the meaning so given.