MILITARY TRAINING (PROHIBITION) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Meetings of persons for the purpose of military training prohibited

   3   Training at such meeting

   4   Attending to be trained

   5   Persons so assembled may be dispersed, etc

   6   Offenders may be prosecuted as if this Act had not been made

 

THE MILITARY TRAINING (PROHIBITION) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 1865]

Cap 311.

Law 12 of 1962.

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Act 42 of 1969.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Military Training (Prohibition) Act.

2   Meetings of persons for the purpose of military training prohibited

   All meetings and assemblies of persons for the purpose of training or drilling themselves, or of being trained or drilled to the use of arms, or for the purpose of practising military exercise, movements, or evolutions, without authority from the Governor-General, by commission or otherwise, shall be and the same are hereby prohibited.

3   Training at such meeting

   Every person who shall be present at, or attend any such meeting or assembly, for the purpose of training or drilling any other person or persons to the use of arms, or the practice of military exercise, movements, or evolutions, or who shall train or drill any other person or persons to the use of arms or the practice of military exercise, movements, or evolutions, or who shall aid or assist therein, being legally convicted thereof, shall be liable to be imprisoned for a term not exceeding seven years, with or without hard labour.

[42/1969 3rd Sch.]

4   Attending to be trained

   Every person who shall attend or be present at any such meeting as aforesaid for the purpose of being, or who shall at any such meeting or assembly be, trained, or drilled to the use of arms, or the practice of military exercise, movements, or evolutions, being legally convicted thereof, shall be liable to be punished by fine and imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.

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