Some articles on defence, defence act, act:
... When Neville Chamberlain declared war on 3 September 1939, the Union Defence Force consisted of 5,385 Permanent Force members, 14,631 Citizen Force members and 122,000 Commandos of which only 39,000 were ... The Defence Act also prohibited the deployment of its members beyond the confines of southern Africa ... to circumvent the limitations of the South African Defence Act (Act No 13 of 1912), only volunteers were recruited and they were subject to an oath on induction whereby they ...
... The South African Union Defence Act of 1914 prohibited the deployment of South African troops beyond the borders of the South Africa and its immediate neighbouring territories ... However, because of the limitations of the Defence Act, they issued a General Order (Order 672 of 1915) which stated that The South African Overseas Expeditionary Force will be ... On 8 June 1916 the Adjutant General's office at Defence Head-Quarters issued a note stating...the force is raised locally for the purpose of assisting the Imperial Authorities...and ...
... albeit slowly realised, consequence, given that the new Constitution of Australia assigned the defence power solely to the Commonwealth ... Indeed, this process took some time as, to a large extent, matters of defence were not necessarily a priority of the new Australian legislature at the time, and ... Indeed, it was not until 1 March 1904 that the Defence Act 1903 was proclaimed, providing the Commonwealth Military Forces a statutory framework ...
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