Emergency (Essential Powers) Act
(Chapter 90, Section 2)
Essential (Emergency Service) (Volunteer Armed Forces) Regulations
Rg 4
G.N. No. S 421/1964

(25th March 1992)
[3rd December 1964]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Essential (Emergency Service) (Volunteer Armed Forces) Regulations.
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Force” means the Peoples Defence Force forming part of the Singapore Armed Forces by virtue of section 7 of the Singapore Armed Forces Act [Cap. 295] or any other unit, force or group replacing such a force;
“volunteer armed forces” means a member of the Force who joins it of his own volition but does not include a national serviceman.
Continuance in service during the emergency
3.  During the continuance in force of the Proclamation of Emergency issued by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong under Article 150 of the Constitution of Malaysia, every officer and every serviceman of the volunteer armed forces, who would but for these Regulations fall to be released or discharged, shall continue in service with those forces throughout the period during which that Proclamation remains in force or for such period ending not later than 12 months after the date on which, apart from these Regulations, he would fall to be released or discharged, whichever is the shorter, unless the competent authority decides that his services can earlier be dispensed with.
[L.N. 271/64]