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Name: Defence Act (No. 45 of 1964), as amended through 1994.
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): General provisions; Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1964
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-1964-L-66425
Bibliography: Defence Act Defence Act The Laws of Zambia, Vol. 8, 1996 Edition (Revised), Institute of Human Rights. Intellectual Property and Development Trust (HURID), Zambia, pp. 2-97 (consulted on 2004-12-02)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on creation and maintenance of Zambian Defence Force. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-7) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s.8) establishes Defence Council. Part 3 (s. 9-12) deals with officers. Part 4 (s. 13-17) regulates enlistment and terms of service in regular force. Part 5 (s. 29-135) provides for discipline, trial and punishment in military service. Part 6 (s. 136-153) deals with appeals from courts-martial. Part 7 (s. 154-163) regulates forfeitures and deductions and enforcement of maintenance liabilities. Part 8 (s. 164-189) contains provision regarding government. Part 10 (s. 199-205) deals with reserve force; Part 11 (s. 206-215) with application of Act.

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