Defence Forces Act, 1937

Military command.

3.—(1) Under the direction of the President acting on the advice of the Government and subject to the provisions of the Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Acts, 1923 to 1937, and this Act, the military command of and all executive and administrative powers in relation to the Defence Forces, including the power to delegate authority, shall be exercisable by the Government through and by the Minister.

(2) The Minister may make regulations, applying to officers, as to the persons to be invested as officers with military command over the Defence Forces or any part thereof or any person belonging thereto, and as to the mode in which such command is to be exercised.