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National Service (Further Liability)

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 10 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Labour how far his regulations impose any further liability for National Service upon a man who has been discharged from one Service with good character and satisfactory trade proficiency but on the grounds that his services are no longer required.

The National Service Act, 1948, imposes a liability for further service upon all men who were called up for service in the Armed Forces after the 1st January, 1947, if they cease to serve therein before they have completed their statutory period of service.