—(1) The provisions of this Order shall apply to or in relation to aircraft belonging to or exclusively employed in the service of the Government, not being military aircraft, as they apply to or in relation to other aircraft which are registered in Singapore or are capable of being so registered and for the purposes of such application the department or other authority for the time being responsible on behalf of the Government for the management of the aircraft shall be deemed to be the operator of the aircraft and in the case of an aircraft belonging to the Government, to be the owner of the interest of the Government in the aircraft:
Provided that nothing in this paragraph shall render liable to any penalty any department or other authority responsible on behalf of the Government for the management of any aircraft.
(2) Except as otherwise expressly provided the naval, military and airforce authorities and members of any visiting force and property held or used for the purpose of such a force shall be exempt from the provisions of this Order and of any regulations made thereunder to the same extent as if that force formed part of the Armed Forces and for the time being serving there.
(3) Except as otherwise provided by sub-paragraph (4), paragraph 55A(4), paragraph 55A(7), paragraph 62(1) and paragraph 70, nothing in this Order shall apply to or in relation to any military aircraft.
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(4) Where a military aircraft is flown by a civilian pilot and is not commanded by a person who is acting in the course of his duty as a member of any of the Armed Forces or as a member of a visiting force, the provisions of paragraphs 45, 46, 47, 62 and 63 shall apply on the occasion of that flight.