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The Air Force Act, 1953

( ACT NO. VI OF 1953 )

Chapter VI


Striking or threatening superior officer
40. Any person subject to this Act who commits any of the following offences, that is to say,-
(a) uses criminal force to, or assaults his superior officer; or
(b) uses threatening language to such officer; or
(c) uses insubordinate language to such officer;
shall, on conviction by court-martial,
if such officer is at the time in the execution of his office or, if the offence is committed on active service, be liable to suffer long imprisonment; and
in other cases, be liable to suffer short imprisonment.

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