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Royal Navy (Discharge)

Volume 237: debated on Thursday 3 April 1930

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will favourably consider making alterations in the regulations respecting discharges from the Royal Navy, so that free discharges may be governed by the same considerations in all respects as discharge by purchase?

The regulations for discharge free or by purchase are given in King's Regulations and Admiralty Instructions, Article 1120. Free discharge is allowed only on compassionate grounds when the necessary money cannot be raised for discharge by purchase.