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The Defence Services (Inquiry) (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 1969

( Ordinance NO. XIX Of 1969 )

Definitions
2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
 
 
 
 
(a) “board of inquiry” means a board of inquiry convened under this Ordinance;
 
 
1[(b) “Chief of Staff,” in relation to a person whose conduct is inquired into under this Ordinance, means the Chief of Army Staff, Naval Staff or Air Staff, as the case may be;]
 
 
 
 
(c) “commanding officer”, in relation to a person subject to this Ordinance, means the head of the organisation or the commanding officer for the purpose of the service law of the unit in or to which such person is for the time being serving or attached;
 
 
 
 
(d) “service law”, in relation to a person whose conduct is inquired into under this Ordinance, means the 2[* * *] Army Act, 1952 (XXXIX of 1952), the 3[* * *] Air Force Act, 1953 (VI of 1953), or the 4[* * *] Navy Ordinance, 1961 (XXXV of 1961), to which such person is subject;
 
 
 
 
(e) “unit” includes a naval ship, vessel or establishment of which there is a commanding officer for the purposes of the 5[* * *] Navy Ordinance, 1961(XXXV of 1961).

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