Statutory Instrument 135 of 2014
Defence (Regular Force) (Officers) (Amendment) Regulations,
IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Defence, in terms of section 113 of the Defence Act [Chapter 11 :02], and after consultation with the Defence Forces Service Commission,has made the following regulations:-
1. These regulations may be cited as the Defence (Regular Force) (Officers) (Amendment) Regulations, 2014 (No. 6).
2. The Defence (Regular Force) (Officers) Regulations, 1988, published in Statutory Instrument 152 of 1988, is amended in section 15 ("Retirement") by the repeal of subsections (5) and (6) and the substitution of-
"(5) A permanent service officer who has continued to serve in terms of subsection (4) shall retire on attaining the age of sixty years:
Provided that a permanent service officer who is a war veteran as defined in the War Veterans Act [Chapter 11: 15] (No. 11 of 1992) shall continue to serve for further periods, not exceeding twelve months at a time, until he or she attains the age of sixtyfive years.
(6) A permanent service officer who has continued to serve in terms of subsection (5) shall retire on attaining the age of sixty-five years.".