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

Effect of signing attestation and taking oath or making declaration by recruit.

29.—Every person enlisting in the Forces or the Reserve of Men shall, upon signing the attestation paper and taking the oath or making the declaration required by this Act to be taken or made, be deemed to be enlisted as a soldier of the Forces or as a man of the Reserve of Men (as the case may be), and the date on which he signs such attestation paper and takes such oath or makes such declaration shall be, for the purposes of this Chapter of this Part of this Act, the date of the attestation of such person.

Appointments of Soldiers to Corps and Services.