Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1946

Re-engagement of reservist.

12.—(1) (a) A man of the Reserve of Men may, with the approval of the prescribed military authority, after the expiration of nine years from the date of his attestation, be re-engaged for such further period of reserve service as will make up a total continuous period of twenty-one years' service reckoned from the date of his attestation and inclusive of any period previously served in the Forces.

(b) In paragraph (a) of this subsection the expression “prescribed military authority” means such authority as may be prescribed by regulations, which the Minister is hereby authorised to make.

(2) Section 34 of the No. 2 Act of 1940 shall apply on completion of the term of his re-engagement to a man re-engaged under this section.