Tonga Defence Services (Amendment) Act 2013

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Tonga Defence Services (Amendment) Act 2013


Act 22 of 2013

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TONGA DEFENCE SERVICES

(AMENDMENT) ACT 2013


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TONGA DEFENCE SERVICES (AMENDMENT) ACT

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Arrangement of Sections

Section

1 Short Title .............................................................................................................. 5
2 Short title amended and general amendment ......................................................... 5
3 Reference to “Tonga Defence Services” amended ................................................ 5
4 Reference to “Commander” amended ................................................................... 6
5 Reference to “Defence Services Judge” amended ................................................. 6
6 Reference to “Defence Services Orders” amended ................................................ 6
7 Reference to “Services” amended .......................................................................... 6
8 Consequential Amendments to Acts ...................................................................... 6
9 Consequential Amendments to Regulations and Rules ......................................... 6

SCHEDULE 1 7
SCHEDULE 2 9



Tonga Defence Services (Amendment) Act 2013 Section 1





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TONGA DEFENCE SERVICES (AMENDMENT) ACT

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Act 22 of 2013

AN ACT TO AMEND THE TONGA DEFENCE SERVICES ACT 1992 AND

FOR RELATED PURPOSES

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I assent,

TUPOU VI,

5
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November 2013.

BE IT ENACTED by the King and Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the

Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:

1 Short Title

(1) This Act may be cited as the Tonga Defence Services (Amendment) Act

2013.

(2) In this Act the Tonga Defence Services Act 1992, as amended, shall be

referred to as the Principal Act.

2 Short title amended and general amendment

The Principal Act is amended by deleting the words “Tonga Defence Services Act”

and replacing it with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces Act” wherever appearing.

3 Reference to “Tonga Defence Services” amended

The Principal Act is amended –

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(a) in the English version only, by deleting the words “the Tonga Defence

Services” and “The Tonga Defence Services”, wherever appearing, and

replacing them with the words “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”;

(b) in the Tongan version only, by deleting the words “Kau Tau Malu‟i „a Tonga”

and replacing them with the words “Kau Tau „a „Ene „Afio”.

4 Reference to “Commander” amended

The Principal Act is amended, in the English version only, by deleting the word

“Commander” wherever appearing and replacing it with “Chief of the Defence

Staff”.

5 Reference to “Defence Services Judge” amended

The Principal Act is amended, in the English version only, by deleting the words

“Defence Services Judge” wherever appearing and replacing it with “Defence Force

Judge”.

6 Reference to “Defence Services Orders” amended

The Principal Act is amended by deleting the words “Defence Services Orders”

wherever appearing and replacing it with “Armed Forces Orders”.

7 Reference to “Services” amended

The Principal Act is amended, in the English version only, by deleting the word

“Services” wherever appearing and replacing it with “Force”.

8 Consequential Amendments to Acts

The various Acts listed in column 1 of Schedule 1 shall be amended as set out in the

relevant entry in column 2 of Schedule 1.

9 Consequential Amendments to Regulations and Rules

The various Regulations and Rules listed in column 1 of Schedule 2 shall be

amended as set out in the relevant entry in column 2 of Schedule 2.



Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 10
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day of September 2013.

Tonga Defence Services (Amendment) Act 2013 Schedule 1





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Schedule 1

Column 1

Act

Column 2

How Amended

Commissioner for Public Relations Act In section 11(6) the words “Tonga Defence

Services” is deleted and replaced with “His

Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Customs and Excise Management Act In section 109 the words “Tonga Defence

Services” is deleted and replaced with “His

Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Emergency Management Act Section 14(d) is repealed and replaced with

“Chief of the Defence Staff of His

Majesty‟s Armed Forces;”.

In the English version only, the word

“Commander” wherever appearing is

deleted and replaced with “Chief of the

Defence Staff”.

The words “the Tonga Defence Services”

wherever appearing is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Emergency Powers Act In section 2(5) the words “the Tonga

Defence Services” is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Fisheries Management Act In the definition of “authorised officer”

the words “the Tonga Defence Services” is

deleted and replaced with “His Majesty‟s

Armed Forces”.

Pensions Act In section 19 –

(a) in the English version only, the words

“the Tonga Defence Services” and “Tonga

Defence Services” are deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”;

(b) in the Tongan version only, the words

“Kau Tau Malu‟i „a Tonga” is deleted and

replaced with “Kau Tau „a „Ene „Afio”.

Price and Wage Control Act In the definition of “employee” the words

“the Tonga Defence Services” is deleted

and replaced with “His Majesty‟s Armed

Forces”.

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Private Security Services Act In section 4 the words “the Tonga Defence

Services” is deleted and replaced with “His

Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Public Service Act In Schedule II the words “Tonga Defence

Services Act” is deleted and replaced with

“His Majesty‟s Armed Forces Act”.

Remuneration Authority Act In the Schedule the words “the Tonga

Defence Services” is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.















































































Tonga Defence Services (Amendment) Act 2013 Schedule 2





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Schedule 2

Column 1

Regulations

Column 2

How Amended

Retirement Fund (Administration)

Administration Regulations

The words “the Tonga Defence Services”

wherever appearing is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Shipping (International Ship and Port

Facility Security) Regulations

In regulation 5(2) the words “Tonga

Defence Services” is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Tonga Defence Services (Operations

Benefit) Regulations

In regulation 1 the words “the Tonga

Defence Services (Operations Benefit)

Regulations” is deleted and replaced with

“His Majesty‟s Armed Forces (Operations

Benefit) Regulations”.

In regulation 2(1) the words “the Tonga

Defence Services” is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

Tonga Defence Services Pensions

Regulations

In regulation 1 the words “the Tonga

Defence Services Pensions Regulations” is

deleted and replaced with “His Majesty‟s

Armed Forces Pensions Regulations”.

(1) In the English version only, the words

“the Tonga Defence Services” and “Tonga

Defence Services” wherever appearing is

deleted and replaced with “His Majesty‟s

Armed Forces”.

(2) In the Tongan version only, the words

“Kau Tau Malu‟i „a Tonga” wherever

appearing is deleted and replaced with “Kau

Tau „a „Ene „Afio”.

In the English version only, the words

“Defence Services Judge” wherever

appearing is deleted and replaced with

“Defence Force Judge”.

In the English version only, the word

“Services” wherever appearing is deleted

and replaced with “Force”.

Tonga Defence Services Regulations In regulation 1 the words “the Tonga

Defence Services Regulations” is deleted

and replaced with “His Majesty‟s Armed

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Forces Regulations”.

The words “the Tonga Defence Services”

wherever appearing is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

In the English version only, the word

“Commander” wherever appearing is

deleted and replaced with “Chief of the

Defence Staff”.

The words “Defence Services Orders”

wherever appearing is deleted and replaced

with “Armed Forces Orders”.

In the English version only, the word

“Services” wherever appearing is deleted

and replaced with “Force”.

Tonga Defence Services Summary

Jurisdiction Rules

In rule 1 the words “the Tonga Defence

Services Summary Jurisdiction Rules” is

deleted and replaced with “His Majesty‟s

Armed Forces Summary Jurisdiction

Rules”.

The words “the Tonga Defence Services”

wherever appearing is deleted and replaced

with “His Majesty‟s Armed Forces”.

In the English version only, the words

“Defence Services Judge” wherever

appearing is deleted and replaced with

“Defence Force Judge”.

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