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

Amendment of section 209 of the Principal Act.

44.Section 209 (which relates to persons subject to military law as soldiers) of the Principal Act shall be construed and have effect as if there were inserted at the end thereof the following paragraph, that is to say:—

“(3) Subject to any general or special exemption made by the Minister (the proof of which shall lie on the person claiming exemption), all persons not otherwise subject to military law who are employed by, or are in the service of, or who accompany the Forces or the Reserve or any portion thereof when employed on active service.”