Defence (Amendment) Act 2007



Short title, commencement, collective citation and construction.

1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Defence (Amendment) Act 2007.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), this Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions, including the application of sections 4 (2), 10 and 11 to different enactments specified in Schedules 2 , 3 and 4 respectively and to different provisions of those enactments.

(3) This Part and sections 6 to 9 , 12 , 14 to 17 , 31 to 34 and 65 shall come into operation on the passing of this Act.

(4) The Defence Acts 1954 to 2006 and this Act may be cited together as the Defence Acts 1954 to 2007 and shall be read together as one.