—(1) The Armed Forces Council may from time to time make such orders not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act and any regulations made thereunder to be called “General Orders of the Ministry of Defence” as the Council may consider necessary or expedient.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Armed Forces Council may make orders relating to —
conduct and discipline and the regulation and carrying out of punishment;
classification and promotion;
instructions and examinations;
inspection, drill, parades, training and exercises;
the institution and maintenance of common rooms and canteens; and
the manner and form of reports, correspondence and other records.
It shall not be necessary to publish any General Orders of the Ministry of Defence in the Gazette.