ENLISTMENT AND DISCHARGE OF MEMBERS OF THE FORCE
—(1) The Minister may appoint and enlist such number of officers and servicemen for the Force as he thinks fit.
(2) The Commissioner may in accordance with such conditions and subject to such qualifications or requirements as are prescribed or provided for by the regulations recruit persons to serve in the auxiliary units of the Force on a part-time basis and confer any rank on any such auxiliary member.
(3) Auxiliary members shall not be bound to serve continuously but shall be bound to render service for such periods as are prescribed by the regulations.
(4) Auxiliary members of the Force may be paid allowances for their services.
(5) The Commissioner may at any time dismiss an auxiliary member from the Force without assigning any reason.
—(1) The Public Service Commission shall continue to have control over the confirmation, emplacement on the permanent or pensionable establishment, promotion, transfer, dismissal and exercise of disciplinary control over public officers who are posted to serve in the Force.
(2) A public officer who is posted to the Force as an officer or a serviceman may resign from the Force by giving the notice of termination of service prescribed by the terms and conditions of his appointment as a public officer.
—(1) A person on whom a notice under section 10 of the Enlistment Act (Cap. 229) has been served requiring him to report for enlistment in the Force shall, as from the time when he reports for enlistment for national service, be deemed to have been enlisted in the Force.
(2) A person enlisted for national service pursuant to the provisions of the Enlistment Act shall, from such time as the proper authority transfers him to the service of the Force, be deemed to have been enlisted in the Force.
(3) National servicemen who are enlisted in the Force shall render —
full-time service for the period prescribed by the Enlistment Act; and
where they have completed full-time service for the prescribed period, reserve service for the period prescribed by the Enlistment Act.
10. A member who is enlisted in the Force pursuant to the Enlistment Act shall be discharged —
from continuous full-time service in the Force when he has completed the period of full-time service prescribed by the Enlistment Act; and
from reserve service in the Force when —
the proper authority notifies him that he has been transferred from the Force to another force specified by the proper authority;
the proper authority notifies him that he is released from the Force; or
he ceases to be a person subject to the Enlistment Act (Cap. 229).
11. Except when a state of emergency or a state of civil defence emergency is in force or when auxiliary members are mobilised for continuous full-time service, an auxiliary member shall be entitled to be discharged from the Force when he gives 30 days’ notice in writing to the Commissioner of his intention to resign from the Force.
12. An identity card shall be issued to every member and shall be evidence of his appointment under this Act.
—(1) Every member who, by resignation, dismissal, discharge or otherwise, leaves the Force shall before leaving deliver up in good order (fair wear and tear excepted) any accoutrement, uniform or other article supplied to him and any other property belonging to the Government which may be in his possession.
(2) Any person neglecting so to deliver up any such article or property shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months, and in addition thereto shall be liable to pay the value of the article or property not delivered up, which value shall be ascertained in a summary manner by the same court before which the person was convicted.